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August 6, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-3) led their New Jersey colleagues in a bipartisan letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy today calling for funding to help the fishing industry in the next coronavirus relief package.

July 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representatives Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and Andy Kim (NJ-03) today applauded House passage of an appropriations bill that provides relief for families currently required to pay back disaster relief funds they received after Superstorm Sandy.

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July 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Congressman Joe Kennedy (MA-04), Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (VA-10), and Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) today wrote to the Trump Administration opposing its proposal that would allow discrimination against transgender Americans seeking emergency and temporary shelter.

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July 28, 2020 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract for the dredging of Cheesequake Creek. Work is expected to begin as early as August and take one month to complete.

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July 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today applauded House passage of an appropriations bill for fiscal year 2021 that included a provision that would ban offshore drilling. In May, Pallone sent a letter requesting the drilling ban be included in the appropriations bill. 

July 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today applauded House passage of an appropriations bill for fiscal year 2021 that directs funding to a demining program in Artsakh in Armenia. The HALO Trust is an international humanitarian organization that clears landmines and explosives from war-torn communities.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today announced that more than 100 nonprofit faith organizations in New Jersey will receive $9,594,806 for security enhancements.

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July 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – An amendment offered by Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was adopted by the U.S. House of Representatives today. The amendment would enhance protections for human rights around the world.

July 20, 2020 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced today that South Amboy will receive $5.3 million to support the South Amboy passenger ferry.

July 17, 2020 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that New Jersey hospitals will receive an additional $597 million from the Provider Relief Fund established in the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that he helped pass in the House of Representatives in March.

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In The News

August 1, 2019 In The News

Nearly three dozen members of Congress sent a letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Thursday morning expressing their concern over the agency’s treatment of transgender detainees and demanding the agency take transgender migrants’ asylum claims more seriously.

July 25, 2019 In The News

Wielding new power as a committee chairman, Frank Pallone pursues his pragmatic agenda.

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July 25, 2019 In The News

New Jersey Democrat doesn’t minimize challenges in reaching agreement in Congress but says there ‘needs to be federal action’

House Democrats, led by New Jersey’s Rep. Frank Pallone, are hoping to come up with a consensus plan by the end of the year laying out a pathway to achieve a 100 percent clean-energy economy by 2050.

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July 25, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House took action Wednesday to rein in those annoying robocalls, which bother the average New Jersey resident more than once every three days.

The bill, sponsored by New Jersey’s Frank Pallone Jr., D-6th Dist., passed the House, 429-3.

June 24, 2019 In The News

Earlier this month, Amir Allen traveled to the Dominican Republic to meet his father for Father’s Day. But when he got off the plane, he learned that his father, Joseph Allen, 55, from New Jersey, had died of cardiac arrest, said Amir’s uncle, Jason Allen.

June 20, 2019 In The News

On Wednesday afternoon, the family of 53-year-old Joseph Allen learned that he died of a suspected heart attack at a resort in the Dominican Republic, and his sudden passing occurred under similar, suspicious circumstances to n

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June 6, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Thomas Edison’s great-grandson wants you to stop using the incandescent lightbulb.

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June 6, 2019 In The News

Even the great-grandson of Thomas Edison, popularly recognized as the inventor of the lightbulb, supports a government regulation that would lead to his ancestor’s creation being phased out.

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