South Amboy, NJ --- U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today joined State Assemblyman John Wisniewski, South Amboy Mayor Jack O'Leary and New Jersey TRANSIT Executive Director George D. Warrington at the official opening of a new pedestrian overpass and plaza at the South Amboy Intermodal Transportation Station.
Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today secured $10 million in federal funds to complete improvements to the rail, bus passenger, and parking facilities at the South Amboy Intermodal Transportation Station and for the construction of a parking garage at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick.
Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today secured $2 million in federal funds for the U.S. National Park Service to construct a ferry terminal and pier at Sandy Hook and to continue construction on the Sandy Hook Multi-Use Path.
"Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the Pascrell/LoBiondo/Menendez amendment, which would protect New Jersey's ability to combat the influence money plays in the contracting process and to reaffirm states rights.
"Thank you, Mr. Chairman. My opening remarks at last years budget oversight hearing expressed serious concerns about what was a disturbing trend in the Bush administrations priorities -- the apparent low priority given to the budgets of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today admonished the Bush administration for again slashing funding for beach replenishment and shore protection programs, calling the cuts "an insult to shore communities."