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April 30, 2021 Press Release
“All I want is to put closure on the storm. We shouldn’t be held accountable for mistakes we didn’t make.” -Sandy Survivor Chuck Griffin

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today led an appropriations request letter to provide relief for families currently required to pay back disaster relief funds they received after Superstorm Sandy. Many homeowners were encouraged to take benefits only to be told later they were required to repay some or all the funds.

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April 28, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) issued the following statement tonight on President Biden's first Joint Address to Congress:

April 27, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today led an appropriations letter for fiscal year 2022 that requests funding for a robust humanitarian assistance package, including demining activities in Artsakh, and funding for economic development, governance, and resources to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter also requests a suspension of U.S.

April 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) applauded President Biden’s designation of the atrocities committed against ethnic Armenians as a genocide. Beginning in 1915, an estimated 1.5 million Armenians were systemically murdered over the course of several years in what is now present-day Turkey.

April 22, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement today in support of President Biden’s new commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement:

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April 22, 2021 Press Release
The Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act Will Empower the Federal Government to Negotiate Fair Drug Prices for the American People

Washington, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ) today re-introduced H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act.

April 20, 2021 Press Release
Roughly 50 percent of New Jersey’s population lives within three miles of a Superfund site

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today announced the reintroduction of legislation to help the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) clean up Superfund sites listed on the EPA’s National Priorities List. The Superfund Polluter Pays Act would reinstate the Superfund tax to make sure polluters pay for the cleanup of Superfund sites – not taxpayers.

April 9, 2021 Press Release

Representatives Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-09) today issued the following statement on Chairwoman Maxine Waters’s draft National Flood Insurance Program reauthorization.

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April 9, 2021 Press Release
Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement today on President Biden’s discretionary budget request for Fiscal Year 2022: 
 

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