WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-6) announced that his office will be participating in the Congressional App Challenge, an app competition for U.S. high school students. The Challenge submission period will run through November 1, 2017. The competition is open to all students who meet the eligibility requirements, regardless of coding experience.
Washington, DC –Congressmen Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) together with Reps. Michael E. Capuano (D-MA), Mike Doyle (D-PA), Eliot Engel (D-NY), William R. Keating (D-MA), Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), James P. McGovern (D-MA), Seth Moulton (D-MA), Donald Norcross (D-NJ), Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH), Albio Sires (D-NJ), Paul D.
This week I was deeply saddened when President Trump announced that he would be ending the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program. The program ensures that those who came to the United States as children – on average, at age 6 – are able to work and live here without fear of deportation.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the Petitioners in the case – the State of New Jersey and the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, Inc. The nation’s highest court is expected to review a decision by the Third Circuit Court against the state.
New Brunswick, NJ- Today at Rutgers University Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), local leaders, immigration advocates, Rutgers administrators & students called on President Trump to preserve the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program. The Trump administration announced that it will end the DACA program over a six month timeframe.
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced his plans to develop legislation to help workers displaced from jobs in the fossil fuel industry transition to work in the clean energy sector through providing increased educational, apprenticeship, and other job training opportunities.
Long Branch, NJ- Today at the Piscataway Senior Center, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) discussed his efforts to lower prescription drug prices. As the Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, which oversees healthcare, Congressman Pallone is working on legislation that would help reduce the cost of prescription drugs for seniors and working families.
Long Branch, NJ –Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) sent letters to the Acting Administrator for the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Deputy Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA), expressing disappointment that the agencies failed to move forward with rulemaking that would allow testing and treatment for sleep apnea for mass transit workers.
Long Branch, NJ - Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the Department of Environmental Protection a grant of $55,417,971.88 to reimburse the state’s Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.
Washington, DC- Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement on the Trump administration announcing that it will deploy additional troops to Afghanistan.