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April 8, 2021 Press Release
In a letter to Biden, Pallone leads call for permanent ban on new offshore oil and gas drilling.

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today led a letter to President Joe Biden, applauding the Executive Order that pauses new leasing for offshore oil and gas drilling on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

March 31, 2021 Press Release
Biden’s Plan Ensures Polluters Once Again Pay for Superfund Cleanup, Which Pallone Has Advocated For Decades

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) issued the following statement today after President Biden announced his transformational American Jobs Plan:

March 29, 2021 Press Release

“I was deeply shocked and saddened to learn about the sudden passing of Middlesex County Deputy Director Kenneth Armwood. His leadership in our community touched everyone who knew him. He will be sorely missed. I first came to know Kenny when he worked at the Edison Job Corps.

March 26, 2021 Press Release

Sayreville, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today held a press conference to discuss how the American Rescue Plan will accelerate COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration in New Jersey. He was joined by Middlesex County officials at a vaccination site to highlight the state’s ongoing efforts to vaccinate residents efficiently and equitably.

March 25, 2021 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today announced that Community Health Centers in New Jersey will receive $129,653,750 to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines, testing, treatment, and preventative health services in underserved areas.

March 23, 2021 Press Release
Letter to DHS Secretary Mayorkas urges transparent and fair process for New Jersey policy holders in update to NFIP

Washington, DC – Representatives Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) today sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas urging the National Flood Insurance Program’s Risk Rating 2.0 implementation to be postponed to ensure transparency in the process and fairness for New Jersey policyholders.

March 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today issued the following statement on Governor Phil Murphy’s nomination of Rachel Wainer Apter to New Jersey’s Supreme Court:

March 17, 2021 Press Release
Funding Made Possible from Provision Pallone Authored in the American Rescue Plan

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today announced that New Jersey will receive $267,527,208 to support COVID-19 screening testing for teachers, staff, and students so that schools can safely re-open for in-person instruction. The funding is part of the American Rescue Plan that Pallone authored in the U.S.

March 11, 2021 Press Release
The announcement includes locations in Middlesex and Monmouth

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement after the Biden Administration announced an expansion of the Community Health Centers Vaccination Program: