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.
LONG BRANCH, NJ - Today, Congressman Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement on the recent bombings taking place in New Jersey and New York.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-6) applauded the reopening of Long Branch’s West End post office. The new West End Postal Station is slated to open today at 81 Brighton Avenue. The previous site was closed for emergency repairs back in August of 2014.