West Long Branch, NJ --- U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) announced the winners of the 2004 Sixth Congressional District High School Arts Competition and this years Military Service Academy nominees at a reception at Monmouth Universitys Wilson Hall on Monday.
"While I am pleased with today's news that the EPA will provide more time to consider comments from the public, I am concerned that this decision is simply a matter of election year politics. It seems to me that the President Bush is bowing to political pressure by delaying action on this issue until next year.
U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) will host an awards ceremony on Monday, May 3, in honor of the winners of the 2004 Congressional District High School Arts Competition, this years Military Service Academy nominees and the winners of the Congressional Award.
"Mr. Speaker, last Sunday, I attended a ceremony to remember the victims of the Armenian genocide in Times Square in New York City, that was a very moving event. There were several genocide survivors in attendance, and I had a chance to talk briefly with maybe 10 or so.