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March 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Today, Congressman Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Rutgers School of Public Health was awarded a $345,587 grant from the National Cancer Institute. The grant will go towards researching the impact of advertising on tobacco usage and public health.

March 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) called on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to meet with New Jersey Democratic Members of Congress about the Trump administration’s sweeping offshore drilling plan that has received bipartisan criticism across the state.

March 26, 2018 Press Release

Long Branch, N.J. – Today in Highland Park outside a former vaping shop, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), municipal leaders and health advocate called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take action to regulate “Juuling” and protect children from its harmful effects. Earlier this month, Pallone sent a letter to U.S.

March 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today as part of the omnibus spending package, the House provided funding for the Beach Act Grant program. Beach Act grants were originally established in 2000 by a bill authored by Pallone and late-Senator Frank Lautenberg. Under the BEACH Act, the U.S.

March 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, as part of the omnibus spending package, the House of Representatives passed legislation to reauthorize the Brownfields program authored by  Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06).

March 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed Pallone’s Sandy Act, which was included in the omnibus spending package and reauthorization of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). As the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Pallone led bipartisan, bicameral negotiations that resulted in the FCC bill.

March 19, 2018 Press Release

Long Branch, N.J. – Today at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and State Senator Joseph Vitale (NJ-19) met with New Jersey healthcare advocates to discuss the importance of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the Trump administration’s dangerous attempts to sabotage it.

March 14, 2018 Press Release

Long Branch -  This week, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) sent letters to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and NJ transit asking that they reject the Monmouth County Reliability Project (MCRR). The Congressman’s request comes after Judge Gail Cookson last week ruled against the proposed MCPR. Without NJ Transit and NJPBU’s approval the MCRP cannot move forward.

March 14, 2018 Press Release

Long Branch, NJ- Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement on today’s budget speech by Governor Murphy.

March 13, 2018 Press Release

Long Branch, N.J. – Today at Woodbridge High School, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) met with students to discuss the gun violence epidemic facing our communities every day. According to the Center for Disease Control, New Jersey had 475 firearm deaths in 2015.

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In The News

May 1, 2013 In The News
“Sandy Hook is very much a symbol of the Jersey Shore, and the fact the Park Service is able to open it today is a sign that we're resilient and open for business,” said U. S. Rep. Frank Pallone.
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April 23, 2013 In The News
FEMA will pay New Brunswick $1,066,166 to help cover emergency costs incurred during Hurricane Sandy, U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. announced Friday.
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April 18, 2013 In The News
Rep. Frank Pallone said Thursday it is “a little crazy” for House Republicans to criticize the Obama administration’s efforts to implement and educate the public about the federal health care law, considering they’ve denied it funding and try to dismantle it at every turn.
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April 12, 2013 In The News
"To me, it makes perfect sense: liminate the access to prevent a situation like this," Democratic Rep. Frank Pallone of Long Branch said of the Toms River shooting. "It's certainly something that I would support and would try to get support for."
April 12, 2013 In The News
Thousands of people gathered in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty today to support comprehensive immigration reform...including Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), Rep. Frank Pallone (D-6th Dist.), Rep. Rush Holt (D-12th Dist.) and Newark Mayor Cory Booker.
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.

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