Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today secured $10 million in federal funds to complete improvements to the rail, bus passenger, and parking facilities at the South Amboy Intermodal Transportation Station and for the construction of a parking garage at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick.
Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today secured $2 million in federal transportation funds for improvements along Route 33, between Routes 35 and 71, in Neptune. Pallone said the funds will be used to widen the road, sidewalks, and left turn lanes, as well as improve signage and drainage along the route.
Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues, gave the following statement on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives last night assailing anti-Armenian propaganda by the leaders of Azerbaijan.
"Gasoline prices have hit an all-time high -- the national average for gasoline is now $1.77 per gallon, up 25 cents from the beginning of the year -- and President Bush is doing nothing to alleviate the strain that this is taking on the American people, on American businesses and on the American economy.
"Mr. Speaker, I rise on the House floor this evening to discuss Pakistan's recent designation as a 'major non-NATO ally.'
"I strongly oppose the Bush administration's recent rulemaking that seeks to rewrite a long-standing rule under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) that will give coal companies more flexibility by basically removing the protection of a stream buffer zone.
Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Reps. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and E. Clay Shaw (R-FL), co-chairmen of the House Coastal Caucus, today criticized the Bush Administration's Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for proposed policy changes that will threaten future shore protection projects and shift $2 billion in project costs to state and local governments.