Long Branch- Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a contract for the Health Research and Educational Trust of New Jersey to establish a Hospital Improvement Innovation Network, to develop best practices in the reduction of hospital-acquired infections, diagnostic errors, and costly readmissions.
Long Branch- Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded two federal grants totaling more than $4,000,000 to Sea Bright to help repair the damage that resulted from Hurricane Sandy. The FEMA funding will pay for 90% of the total costs of these projects.
Long Branch- Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement on the Obama administration’s rule requiring federal government contractors to provide paid sick leave to their workers.
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), the Ranking Member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Congressman Jared Huffman (CA-02) led a bipartisan letter from 74 members of Congress asking President Obama to fully withdraw both the Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic Ocean from any future offshore oil and gas leasing.
WASHINGTON, DC — Today at a Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Hearing, Congressman Frank Pallone Jr., (NJ-06) questioned representatives of the robocall industry and experts on ways to protect consumers from the growing number of unwanted and potentially predatory robocalls.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) sent a letter to Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) admonishing his administration’s refusal to fund New Jersey’s Comprehensive Tobacco Control Program.
Long Branch, NJ – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the State of New Jersey has been awarded a $1,279,255 grant through the Department of Justice’s FY 2016 COPS Anti-Heroin Task Force Program (AHTF).
WASHINGTON, DC — Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.
Washington, D.C. – Last night, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), was presented an award from the Coalition to Stop Opioid Overdose for his “tireless work to stop the opioid misuse, addiction and overdose epidemic.” He is one of 8 members being honored for their work on opioid addiction.
Washington, D.C. – Today, H.R. 670, the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 383-22. The bill was introduced by Congressmen Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) last year and would enable a disabled individual to set up a Special Needs Trust on their own behalf.