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Apr 12, 2013

Missing from Senate gun bill: Preventing kids' access | USA Today

"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."

Apr 12, 2013

Thousands Rally in Jersey City for Immigration Reform | The Star Ledger

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.

Apr 12, 2013

Piscataway Gets $1.8 Million in FEMA Funds For Hurricane Sandy Cleanup | My Central Jersey

“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. "This funding provided by FEMA makes sure that the township won’t have to unfairly bear the entire cost of the emergency cleanup."

Apr 11, 2013

Report: Extreme Weather Events More Likely, More Often | Patch

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.

Apr 10, 2013

In Belford, Pallone Talks About Throwing the Fishing Industry a Lifeline | Patch

"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."

Apr 9, 2013

Pallone to introduce $193M federal bill to help Sandy-battered fishing industry| The Star Ledger

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.

Apr 9, 2013

Pallone Visits Belford Seafood Cooperative, Announces New Bid to Get Sandy Aid for Fishing Industry | Asbury Park Press

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.

Apr 9, 2013

Warmer Temperatures Improve Fishing | Asbury Park Press

Although not tied to the weather, another improvement in fishermen’s fortunes – hopefully – came on Monday when Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr., D-NJ, announced his plan to introduce the first superstorm Sandy supplemental emergency aid bill to the recreational and commercial fishing industries. Pallone’s legislation provides $193 million to fully fund the estimated cost to recover storm-affected fisheries.

Apr 9, 2013

Shore Towns To Get Federal Aid This Summer To Rebuild Beaches | Star Ledger

The federal government could spend up to $200 million this summer to rebuild beaches in Monmouth and Ocean counties, which were decimated by Hurricane Sandy and subsequent storms, [Congressman Fank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06)] told the Asbury Park Press.

Apr 9, 2013

Congressional Art Competition for Local High Schools | Atlantic Highlands Herald

Issues: New Jersey

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) is pleased to announce that the annual Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery” has begun.