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Apr 9, 2013

Despite Setbacks, NJ to Press Ahead on Sports Gambling | Philadelphia Inquirer

Issues: New Jersey

U.S. Reps. Frank LoBiondo (R., N.J.) and Frank Pallone (D., N.J.) reintroduced two bills Feb. 13 that would amend the federal law.

Apr 9, 2013

US Congressman Frank Pallone Commemorates Azerbaijani Pogroms in Sumgait | ArmenPress

Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chairman Frank Pallone commemorated the 25th anniversary of the Azerbaijani pogroms against the Armenian population of the Azerbaijani city of Sumgait...

Apr 9, 2013

N.J. Officials: Federal Cuts Will Inflict Widespread Pain | The Record

Broad federal spending cuts set in motion today will have gradual, painful effects on New Jersey’s economy, from bottlenecks at the state’s airports to lost paychecks and programs for vulnerable residents, officials said.

Apr 9, 2013

Congressmen Vow to Continue Fight for Sports Betting in NJ | Shore News Today

Issues: New Jersey

Congressmen Frank LoBiondo (NJ-01), and Frank Pallone Jr., (NJ-06), faulted a U.S. District Court decision Friday that prohibits New Jersey from moving forward with sports betting.

Apr 9, 2013

Federal Budget Cuts Could Affect Airport Safety at Newark Liberty | New Jersey Newsroom

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) held a press conference on Friday, March 1, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. at Newark Liberty Airport to condemn the massive, indiscriminate across the board spending cuts set to take effect tomorrow as a result of the so-called budget sequestration.

Apr 9, 2013

Flood Control Projects for Port Monmouth, Keansburg Could be Coming Soon | Patch

Sandy relief package passed by Congress in January could fund large-scale projects, said Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06)

Apr 9, 2013

Massive Replenishment Project May Be On Tap for Beaches to the North | Patch

Monmouth County and Ocean County beach towns could be part of an upcoming large-scale beach replenishment project, according to Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06). The Sandy relief package passed by Congress in January would fund the beach replenishment project and others Pallone said he expects to be completed to restore damage to the Jersey Shore caused by Superstorm Sandy.

Apr 9, 2013

Legislator Eyes Large-Scale Beach Replenishment Project | Patch

A Sandy relief package passed by Congress in January will help fund a large-scale beach replenishment project and others, according to Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06). Pallone said he expects the funds could help to restore damage to the Jersey Shore caused by Superstorm Sandy.

Apr 4, 2013

Tax loopholes let NJ corporations park $122B in offshore accounts, report says | Asbury Park Press

Pallone said it is incumbent on Congress to close the tax loopholes. If not, then hard-to-swallow budget cuts such as sequestration will continue.

Apr 2, 2013

Congressman visits Rutgers center to urge restoration of federal funding into research, treatment of autism | Home News Tribune

When New Jersey Autism Director of Public Policy Bob Titus first took his now 30-year-old son to the Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center at Rutgers University in 1985, experts estimated that one in 500 American children had a disorder falling somewhere on the autism spectrum. Today, that figure is one in about 50.