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November 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today applauded passage of legislation to address PFAS contamination and exposure by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, where he serves as Chairman. Pallone released the following statement after the PFAS Action Act was favorably reported to the full House of Representatives by a vote of 31-19.

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November 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) spearheaded the advancement of his legislation to protect U.S. telecommunications systems from foreign interference.

November 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement after his bill, the Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act, was favorably reported by the Energy and Commerce Committee to the full House of Representatives.

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November 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (N-06) released the following statement after his legislation to completely ban asbestos was favorably reported, as amended, to the full House of Representatives. The Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 would ban the production, use and importation of asbestos.

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November 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr.

November 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) applauded the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) Atlantic Striped Bass Board’s adoption of a policy that will achieve agreed upon conservation goals while treating New Jersey’s fishing industry fairly. The decision establishes fair catch limits and allows states to submit their own conservation equivalent plans.

November 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement today encouraging New Jersey residents to sign up for health insurance coverage on Healthcare.gov.  The Affordable Care Act’s Open Enrollment season kicks off today, November 1st, and residents can sign up for health insurance for the upcoming year through December 15, 2019.

October 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) called on the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASFMC) to pursue a conservation policy that achieves agreed upon Striped Bass  stock management goals while treating states like New Jersey in a fair and consistent manner.

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In The News

April 12, 2013 In The News
“Piscataway was hit with such severe winds during Superstorm Sandy that many parts were unrecognizable and unsafe the next day, forcing residents and township employees to work tirelessly to remove the trees, branches, and other debris," Pallone said in a news release announcing the Federal Emergency Management Agency funding.
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April 11, 2013 In The News
Rep. Frank Pallone, a Democrat representing New Jersey's 6th Congressional District, said he’s still amazed by the destruction wrought by Sandy, even five months after the storm. As daunting as the prospect of similar storms striking in the future is, Pallone says, so too is the continuing opposition of Republican opponents in Congress, who reject the science of climate change.
April 10, 2013 In The News
"I don't have to tell you that the amount of damage that was done here at the co-op was extensive," said Pallone. "Not only the processing plant, the fish market, the restaurant, and also to the infrastructure. For the most part, they had no insurance."
April 9, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-06) was at the Belford Seafood Coop Monday touting his plan to urge lawmakers to vote for $193 million for the fishing industry in New York and New Jersey.
April 9, 2013 In The News
A new attempt to get Sandy storm damage relief for the fishing industry in New Jersey is being organized by Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-06), this time based on a federal damage assessment that puts the uninsured losses at $198 million.
April 9, 2013 In The News
Although not tied to the weather, another improvement in fishermen’s fortunes – hopefully – came on Monday when Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr., D-NJ, announced his plan to introduce the first superstorm Sandy supplemental emergency aid bill to the recreational and commercial fishing industries.
April 9, 2013 In The News
The federal government could spend up to $200 million this summer to rebuild beaches in Monmouth and Ocean counties, which were decimated by Hurricane Sandy and subsequent storms, [Congressman Fank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06)] told the Asbury Park Press.
April 9, 2013 In The News
Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) is pleased to announce that the annual Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery” has begun.
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April 9, 2013 In The News
U.S. Reps. Frank LoBiondo (R., N.J.) and Frank Pallone (D., N.J.) reintroduced two bills Feb. 13 that would amend the federal law.
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April 9, 2013 In The News
Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chairman Frank Pallone commemorated the 25th anniversary of the Azerbaijani pogroms against the Armenian population of the Azerbaijani city of Sumgait...

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