"Secretary General Annan has dedicated a great deal of time over the last couple of years to finally resolving the 30-year Cyprus problem. He's been extremely patient in dealing with the intransigence of Turkish-Cypriot Leader Rauf Denktash, intransigence that continues to this day.
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 on Sandy Hook that will help to alleviate traffic and reduce pollution at the park.
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 transportation funds for improvements along Route 33, between Routes 35 and 71, in Neptune. Pallone said the funds will be used to widen the road, sidewalks, and left turn lanes, as well as improve signage and drainage along the route.
Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues, gave the following statement on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives last night assailing anti-Armenian propaganda by the leaders of Azerbaijan.
"Gasoline prices have hit an all-time high -- the national average for gasoline is now $1.77 per gallon, up 25 cents from the beginning of the year -- and President Bush is doing nothing to alleviate the strain that this is taking on the American people, on American businesses and on the American economy.
"Mr. Speaker, I rise on the House floor this evening to discuss Pakistan's recent designation as a 'major non-NATO ally.'
"I strongly oppose the Bush administration's recent rulemaking that seeks to rewrite a long-standing rule under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) that will give coal companies more flexibility by basically removing the protection of a stream buffer zone.