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March 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Today, Congressman Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Rutgers School of Public Health was awarded a $345,587 grant from the National Cancer Institute. The grant will go towards researching the impact of advertising on tobacco usage and public health.

March 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) called on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to meet with New Jersey Democratic Members of Congress about the Trump administration’s sweeping offshore drilling plan that has received bipartisan criticism across the state.

March 26, 2018 Press Release

Long Branch, N.J. – Today in Highland Park outside a former vaping shop, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), municipal leaders and health advocate called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take action to regulate “Juuling” and protect children from its harmful effects. Earlier this month, Pallone sent a letter to U.S.

March 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today as part of the omnibus spending package, the House provided funding for the Beach Act Grant program. Beach Act grants were originally established in 2000 by a bill authored by Pallone and late-Senator Frank Lautenberg. Under the BEACH Act, the U.S.

March 22, 2018 Press Release
Legislation will help continue redevelopment of Contaminated Sites throughout New Jersey

Washington, DC – Today, as part of the omnibus spending package, the House of Representatives passed legislation to reauthorize the Brownfields program authored by  Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06).

March 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed Pallone’s Sandy Act, which was included in the omnibus spending package and reauthorization of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). As the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Pallone led bipartisan, bicameral negotiations that resulted in the FCC bill.

March 19, 2018 Press Release

Long Branch, N.J. – Today at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and State Senator Joseph Vitale (NJ-19) met with New Jersey healthcare advocates to discuss the importance of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the Trump administration’s dangerous attempts to sabotage it.

March 14, 2018 Press Release

Long Branch -  This week, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) sent letters to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and NJ transit asking that they reject the Monmouth County Reliability Project (MCRR). The Congressman’s request comes after Judge Gail Cookson last week ruled against the proposed MCPR. Without NJ Transit and NJPBU’s approval the MCRP cannot move forward.

March 14, 2018 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ- Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement on today’s budget speech by Governor Murphy.

March 13, 2018 Press Release

Long Branch, N.J. – Today at Woodbridge High School, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) met with students to discuss the gun violence epidemic facing our communities every day. According to the Center for Disease Control, New Jersey had 475 firearm deaths in 2015.

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