Long Branch, NJ - Today, Congressman Frank Pallone issued the following statement about the tragic events that occurred this weekend in Charlottesville and the President’s failure to adequately respond:
Washington, D.C. – Congressmen Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) led a bipartisan group of 66 members of the House of Representatives in sending a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, opposing any effort to allow oil and gas leasing in the Atlantic Ocean and Eastern Gulf of Mexico.
Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced today that the South Plainfield Fire Department has been awarded a $192,473 in federal grants from the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program. The grant will enhance South Plainfield’s ability to protect the health and safety of the public, as well as its first-responders, by updating its respiratory equipment.
Long Branch, NJ – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) returned from a trip to Israel, where he gained a firsthand understanding of regional challenges and America’s strategic relationship with Israel.
Reflecting on his trip, Congressman Pallone said that the threat posed by Iran’s conventional forces to Israel and the entire Middle East was his biggest concern.
Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Co-Chair of the Armenian Caucus, visited the Armenian quarter of Jerusalem during the first week of August and met with the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, Nurhan Manougian. The two discussed the United States’ support for Armenia and Artsakh.
Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) led a bicameral letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions regarding the Department of Justice’s decision to file an amicus brief in the Zarda v. Altitude Express case.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump asking him to fulfill his past promises to invest heavily in our nation’s infrastructure. The President has often called for over $1 trillion in investments in our infrastructure, yet no steps have been taken to make this commitment a reality.
Washington, DC - Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement on the Trump administration preparing to direct the Justice Department’s civil rights division to investigate universities over affirmative action admissions policies.