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May 13, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Reps. Rush Holt (NJ-12) and Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today issued the following statements regarding the recommendation of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld that Fort Monmouth be closed and its activities consolidated at other military facilities under the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process.

May 12, 2005 Press Release

"Today, the House approved crucial legislation that for the first time ensures homeland security funding for first responders is distributed on the basis of risk, not strictly on the basis of population.

May 9, 2005 Press Release

Eatontown, NJ --- U.S. Reps. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Rush Holt (D-NJ), cochairmen of the Save Our Fort Committee, today issued a detailed report showing the significant role Fort Monmouth is playing in the war in Iraq, and said the report demonstrates Fort Monmouth's critical role in today's military.

May 6, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Reps. Joe Knollenberg (R-MI) and Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues, recently welcomed more than 350 members of the Armenian community to Capitol Hill to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. They were joined by numerous Senators and Members of Congress.

May 5, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today introduced legislation that will mandate states strengthen their child restraint laws, or face a loss of critical federal highway money.