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  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
April 19, 2024 at 5:21 PM

Democrats Are Protecting Our National Security

Democrats Are Protecting Our National Security Dear Neighbors,The House is expected to vote on an important security assistance package tomorrow for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan. The United States remains united in our defense of freedom and democracy. I will proudly vote in favor of this legi…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
April 12, 2024 at 4:32 PM

People Over Polluters

People Over Polluters Dear Neighbors,The Biden Administration took a groundbreaking action this week to improve drinking water. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the first-ever national legally enforceable drinking water standard for PFAS, which will protect 100 million peop…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
April 5, 2024 at 6:40 PM

Major News in Our Fight Against Climate Change

Major News in Our Fight Against Climate Change Dear Neighbors,The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week announced $20 billion in grants for a national clean financial network through the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund. I fought to enact this fund in the Inflation Reduction Act becaus…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
March 22, 2024 at 4:15 PM

Your private information shouldn’t be for sale

Your private information shouldn’t be for sale Dear Neighbors,This week, the House unanimously passed my bipartisan bill to protect your data and safeguard our national security by prohibiting data brokers from selling sensitive personal information to our foreign adversaries. Most Americans …
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
March 15, 2024 at 6:59 PM

Good News for Cancer Treatment and Research in New Jersey

Good News for Cancer Treatment and Research in New Jersey Dear Neighbors,The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ)’s redesignation last week by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Comprehensive Cancer Center is great news for New Jersey. Our country depends on the world-class res…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
March 1, 2024 at 5:45 PM

Major News for Superfund Site Cleanup

Major News for Superfund Site Cleanup Dear Neighbors,The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week announced funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) to clean up Superfund sites across the country, including the Raritan Bay Slag site in Old Bridge. The site will receive a gr…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
February 23, 2024 at 7:01 PM

High-Speed Internet is Essential

High-Speed Internet is Essential Dear Neighbors,I held a press conference in Red Bank this week with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel to call for urgent congressional action to extend funding for the Affordable Connectivity Program. The program provides e…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
February 16, 2024 at 3:49 PM

Democrats ❤️ National Defense

Democrats ❤️ National Defense Dear Neighbors,Once again, House Republicans failed to work with Democrats this week to pass funding to strengthen our national defense, support Israel, and ensure Ukraine can fight Russia’s unprovoked aggression. The Senate has already passed a comprehensive bil…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
February 9, 2024 at 4:00 PM

Republicans’ Failure to Govern

Republicans’ Failure to Govern Dear Neighbors,Instead of addressing any real issue facing the American people, Marjorie Taylor Greene and House Republicans spent all week attempting to impeach Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas without any evidence of wrongdoing. Their impeachm…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
January 26, 2024 at 5:45 PM

We Must Codify Abortion Rights into Federal Law

We Must Codify Abortion Rights into Federal Law Dear Neighbors,This week, I held a press conference in Perth Amboy to call for federal protection of the right to full reproductive health care services, including abortion. Last week, House Republicans passed two extreme bills that would furthe…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
January 19, 2024 at 3:40 PM

The Republican Attack on Women’s Health Care

The Republican Attack on Women’s Health Care Dear Neighbors,I strongly opposed two Republican bills on the House Floor this week that are a blatant attack on women’s health care and reproductive freedom. Both bills are part of the extreme Republican agenda to enact a national ban on abortion …
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
January 12, 2024 at 6:20 PM

My new bill to protect infants and toddlers

My new bill to protect infants and toddlers Dear Neighbors,I held a press conference this week in Perth Amboy to announce the introduction of the Improving Newborns’ Food and Nutrition Testing Safety (INFANTS) Act to protect the health and safety of infants and toddlers. The bill would requir…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
January 5, 2024 at 5:21 PM

My new demand to protect marine mammals

My new demand to protect marine mammals Dear Neighbors,I held a press conference this week to demand that the Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) enforce speeding restrictions on large vessels that break the law, injuring and killing marine mammals. In a let…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
December 22, 2023 at 6:47 PM

My Bill to Combat Sudden Cardiac Arrest

My Bill to Combat Sudden Cardiac Arrest Dear Neighbors,I held a press conference this week in Edison to announce the introduction of a bill to combat sudden cardiac arrest in young people, especially student athletes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estim…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
December 7, 2023 at 7:04 PM

My Demand for Action Against Seafood Products from China

My Demand for Action Against Seafood Products from China Dear Neighbors,I held a press conference this week to demand action against seafood products imported from China. I sent a letter to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) requesting that the agency take immediate action to improve th…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
December 1, 2023 at 6:13 PM

The Next Phase of Dredging and Beach Replenishment

The Next Phase of Dredging and Beach Replenishment Dear Neighbors,This week, I was in Monmouth Beach to announce the next phase of beach replenishment and dredging projects in Monmouth County. I secured $26 million for maintenance dredging of the federal channels along the Shrewsbury and Nave…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
November 22, 2023 at 5:36 PM

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! Dear Neighbors,During this Thanksgiving holiday, I'm wishing you and your family and friends all the best for a safe and relaxing weekend. I am grateful to serve as your representative in Congress, and I hope your holiday weekend is filled with joy and happiness. I’d also …
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
November 17, 2023 at 6:42 PM

Banning Dangerous and Potentially Deadly Water Beads

Banning Dangerous and Potentially Deadly Water Beads Dear Neighbors,I joined consumer safety leaders, health care providers, and parents at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune this week to announce legislation I'm introducing to ban water beads marketed for kids. Water beads are…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
November 10, 2023 at 3:45 PM

Supporting Our Veterans

Supporting Our Veterans Dear Neighbors,This weekend, we take an opportunity to pause and remember our veterans’ dedication and service to our country. In Congress, I consistently have supported policies to ensure our veterans have the resources they need. Last year, House Democrats passed the…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
November 3, 2023 at 5:20 PM

Republicans’ Political Stunts on Aid for Israel

Republicans’ Political Stunts on Aid for Israel Dear Neighbors,I voted against the Republicans’ Israel bill this week, because it sets a dangerous precedent by politicizing support for Israel and making our ally a pawn of partisan politics. House Republicans must abandon their political stunt…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
October 27, 2023 at 5:47 PM

A Dangerous New Republican Speaker

A Dangerous New Republican Speaker Dear Neighbors,Marjorie Taylor Greene and right-wing Republicans could not be happier with the election of the new Speaker of the House. Congressman Mike Johnson is simply another extreme Republican, whose anti-democratic and anti-abortion record presents a …
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
October 20, 2023 at 6:05 PM

My Demand of Social Media Platforms in Wake of Hamas’s Attacks on Israel

My Demand of Social Media Platforms in Wake of Hamas’s Attacks on Israel Dear Neighbors,There are less than 30 days until another potential government shutdown, and Israel and Ukraine need our support. Despite these pressing issues, Republicans not only repeatedly failed to elect a Speaker, b…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
October 6, 2023 at 9:03 PM

My Response to Legionnaires’ Disease in New Jersey

My Response to Legionnaires’ Disease in New Jersey Dear Neighbors,Last weekend, more Democrats than Republicans voted in the House to keep the government funded through mid-November. While it wasn’t perfect, I supported this bill because it did not include the House GOP’s extreme right-wing p…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
September 29, 2023 at 7:45 PM

How a Government Shutdown Would Affect New Jersey

How a Government Shutdown Would Affect New Jersey Dear Neighbors,With just one day until government funding runs out, extreme right-wing Republicans continue to make radical demands and fight with each other. Their recklessness will drive America into a shutdown that will hurt working familie…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
September 22, 2023 at 6:24 PM

The Reckless Republican Agenda

The Reckless Republican Agenda Dear Neighbors,Extreme right-wing Republicans in the House continued to hold the legislative process hostage this week. With 8 days until a government shutdown, they are wasting time and fighting each other instead of working with Democrats to prevent a governme…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
September 15, 2023 at 1:32 PM

Expanding Access to Health Care

Expanding Access to Health Care Dear Neighbors,In the initial days of the COVID-19 pandemic, I authored legislation that ensured Americans did not lose their Medicaid health care coverage during the public health emergency. As a result, America’s uninsured rate reached a historic all-time low…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
September 8, 2023 at 6:08 PM

Major Investments to Upgrade Our Transportation Infrastructure

Major Investments to Upgrade Our Transportation Infrastructure Dear Neighbors,I joined Governor Murphy this week to announce that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) have granted New Jersey the flexibility to use $425 million in federal fundi…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
August 25, 2023 at 5:27 PM

New Information for Student Loan Borrowers

New Information for Student Loan Borrowers Dear Neighbors,This week, the Biden Administration launched a new student loan repayment plan to lower monthly payments for millions of borrowers. The Saving on a Valuable Education (SAVE) plan is an income-driven repayment plan that calculates payme…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
August 18, 2023 at 5:18 PM

The Inflation Reduction Act One Year Later

The Inflation Reduction Act One Year Later Dear Neighbors,It’s been one year since I stood beside President Biden as he signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law. The law is already delivering for the American people, and it will continue to do so for years to come.  …
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
August 11, 2023 at 1:52 PM

Click here if you want lower Rx prices

Click here if you want lower Rx prices Dear Neighbors,I held a press conference this week on new legislation I introduced last month to lower prescription drug costs. Nearly one year ago, I joined President Biden as he signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, granting Medicare the authori…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
July 28, 2023 at 1:30 PM

We need to lower drug costs

We need to lower drug costs Dear Neighbors,I introduced new legislation to further lower prescription drug prices for American families and rein in pharmaceutical price gouging. Nearly one year ago, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, granting the Secretary of Health …
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
July 20, 2023 at 6:21 PM

My bill to strengthen our response to public health emergencies

My bill to strengthen our response to public health emergencies Dear Neighbors,I introduced a bill with my Energy and Commerce Democratic colleagues this week to make sure we are prepared for future public health emergencies and to address drug shortages. In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pand…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
July 7, 2023 at 6:17 PM

My work to end drug shortages

My work to end drug shortages Dear Neighbors,With the United States in the middle of one of the worst drug shortage crises in recent memory, I joined local health officials and providers to stress the need for Congress to pass legislation addressing the national drug shortage crisis. Democrat…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
June 30, 2023 at 4:49 PM

New Jersey’s Connection to July 4th

New Jersey’s Connection to July 4th Dear Neighbors,I held a press conference in Piscataway at the Metlar-Bodine House Museum this week about federal funding I secured to help preserve New Jersey’s connection to our country’s independence. I secured $500,000 in a federal spending bill signed i…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
June 23, 2023 at 5:19 PM

One Year Since Roe v. Wade Overturned

One Year Since Roe v. Wade Overturned Dear Neighbors,In the year since the Supreme Court’s devastating decision in Dobbs v. Jackson’s Women’s Health Organization, nearly half of all of states have outright banned or severely restricted access to abortion. The consequences of this cruel decisi…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
June 16, 2023 at 1:35 PM

Consumers Deserve Transparency

Consumers Deserve Transparency Dear Neighbors,I held a press conference in Woodbridge this week to talk about my bipartisan bill to help consumers compare and better understand the cost of health care services across different hospitals. I recently introduced the Promoting Access to Treatment…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
June 2, 2023 at 2:05 PM

An Agreement to Prevent a Default

An Agreement to Prevent a Default Dear Neighbors,I returned to Washington this week to support the Bipartisan Budget Agreement because it prevents the United States from defaulting on our debt. A default would trigger a devastating economic crisis, drive up costs for American families, and de…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
May 26, 2023 at 8:59 PM

Going to the Beach This Summer? Click here

Going to the Beach This Summer? Click here Dear Neighbors,New Jerseyans and visitors are ready to flock to the Jersey Shore this weekend, so I’m proud to introduce a bill that will strengthen public health protections and give beachgoers the peace of mind they deserve. My new bipartisan bill …
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
May 19, 2023 at 6:27 PM

How a Default Would Hurt New Jersey

How a Default Would Hurt New Jersey Dear Neighbors,I held a press conference today in Piscataway to highlight the devastating impact House Republicans’ manufactured default crisis would have on New Jersey. House Republicans recently passed the Default on America Act that would make harmful cu…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
May 12, 2023 at 7:58 PM

Republicans’ failed immigration solutions

Republicans’ failed immigration solutions Dear Neighbors,I voted against an unworkable immigration and border security bill from House Republicans this week. House Democrats are serious about solutions to our immigration system, which requires comprehensive solutions – not political stunts. T…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
May 5, 2023 at 5:00 PM

Fighting for Health Care Coverage

Fighting for Health Care Coverage Dear Neighbors,I held a press conference this week at Chandler Health Center to underscore the devastating impact House Republicans’ Default on America Act would have on Americans' health care coverage. House Republicans are fabricating a crisis to justify pa…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
April 28, 2023 at 3:23 PM

Republicans’ Reckless Plan to Destroy Our Economy

Republicans’ Reckless Plan to Destroy Our Economy Dear Neighbors,I strongly opposed House Republicans’ reckless ultimatum this week to hurt hardworking Americans. Their fabricated debt limit crisis will wreak havoc on our economy, undermine confidence in America’s commitment to pay its bills,…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
April 14, 2023 at 7:15 PM

My Bill to Increase the Number of Primary Care Doctors

My Bill to Increase the Number of Primary Care Doctors Dear Neighbors,I introduced legislation this week to permanently authorize the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program to support the training of primary care medical and dental residents with a focus on support…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
April 7, 2023 at 5:05 PM

New Law to Protect Consumers from Dangerous Cosmetics

New Law to Protect Consumers from Dangerous Cosmetics Dear Neighbors,I held a press conference at Middlesex County’s cosmetology program in Piscataway on the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act - a new law I have long championed and was included in a federal spending bill that will prot…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
March 31, 2023 at 9:26 PM

I Support People – Not Polluters

I Support People – Not Polluters Dear Neighbors,House Republicans passed an energy bill this week that puts polluters over people. The “Polluters Over People” Act is nothing more than a grab bag of Big Oil giveaways and loopholes that endanger the health, safety, and security of Americans. It…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
March 24, 2023 at 6:05 PM

Holding TikTok and Big Tech Accountable

Holding TikTok and Big Tech Accountable Dear Neighbors,I held a hearing this week in the Energy and Commerce Committee to bring more transparency to TikTok, which is controlled by its Beijing Communist-based parent company ByteDance. While TikTok videos provide a new, fun way for people to ex…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
March 17, 2023 at 5:52 PM

Check out these updates on federal funding for NJ

Check out these updates on federal funding for NJ Dear Neighbors,I was in Old Bridge this week to highlight a new community center coming to Laurence Harbor. I secured $2.25 million in a federal spending bill signed into law last year. The township will use the funding to construct a multipur…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
March 10, 2023 at 5:15 PM

Democrats are Investing in America

Democrats are Investing in America Dear Neighbors,President Biden released his budget this week, and it’s a bold investment in the American people. It builds on the progress we’ve made over the last two years to modernize our nation’s crumbling infrastructure, lower health care and prescripti…
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
February 24, 2023 at 7:09 PM

It’s Infrastructure Week, Again

It’s Infrastructure Week, Again Dear Neighbors,This week’s update includes several announcements about more federal funding coming to New Jersey to rebuild our water infrastructure, help families afford home energy bills, and make important upgrades to public transit. New Jersey will receive …
  Congressman Frank Pallone · [email protected]
February 16, 2023 at 6:23 PM

More federal funding coming to New Jersey

More federal funding coming to New Jersey Dear Neighbors,More federal funding is on the way to help clean up Superfund sites in New Jersey. I held a press conference with federal, state, and local officials in South Plainfield this week to announce that three Superfund sites in New Jersey wil…