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September 27, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, DC) The PennEast Pipeline Company announced today that the project will no longer move forward. Representative Malinowski issued the below statement on this historic win.

September 22, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, DC) The State of New Jersey has reached an agreement in principle with the PennEast Pipeline Company regarding their efforts to seize state-owned land.

September 22, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Last night the House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution funding portions of the federal government through Dec. 3, 2021. The bill includes over $7 billion specifically to support communities devastated by Hurricane Ida and $17 billion for the federal Disaster Relief Fund to broadly respond to natural disasters around the country. In the days following the devastating floods that rocked New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District, Rep.

September 20, 2021 Press Release

(Somerville, NJ) On Friday, September 17th, Representative Tom Malinowski hosted a telephone town hall in the wake of the destruction caused by Tropical Storm Ida in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District. Rep. Malinowski was joined by Patrick Cornbill, Federal Coordinating Officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Captain Chris DeMaise, New Jersey State Coordinating Officer for the Office of Emergency Management. Residents of NJ-07 had the opportunity to receive information on available relief and ask questions.

September 8, 2021 Press Release

(Somerville, NJ) Today, Representatives Tom Malinowski (NJ-07) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) led the entire New Jersey bicameral congressional delegation in a letter urging Congressional Appropriations Committees to supply emergency funding for the state of New Jersey in wake of the destruction caused by Tropical Storm Ida. Emergency supplemental appropriations would immediately help the thousands of New Jerseyans who suffered catastrophic damage to their homes and who will undoubtedly need more assistance in the long-term.

September 3, 2021 Press Release

(Somerville, NJ) Representative Tom Malinowski continues to survey towns in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District impacted by Tropical Storm Ida. Today’s visits to Millburn and Cranford came as President Biden declared an emergency disaster in all 6 NJ-07 counties, unlocking essential federal resources for businesses and residents. Find photos from today’s visits here.

August 3, 2021 Press Release

(Washington DC) This past week, the House of Representatives agreed to a provision led by Representative Tom Malinowski to provide $200 million for research, development, and deployment of electric vehicle batteries and plug-in electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

August 2, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, DC) The House of Representatives passed spending legislation last week to uplift our rural communities while tackling the climate crisis. The Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations bill contains numerous provisions to help farmers and residents living in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District rural areas.

Representative Malinowski led many initiatives to support his constituents, including:

July 29, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Today, the House of Representatives passed critical funding legislation to address the rising threat of climate change and to conserve open space and waterways in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District. The 2022 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations spending bill supplies $43.4 billion in regular appropriations, an increase of $7.3 billion above 2021, and includes several provisions requested by Representative Malinowski that will directly benefit his constituents.

July 28, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Today, Representative Malinowski reintroduced the Landowners’ Right to Due Process in Rehearings at FERC Act to ensure that landowners are able to exercise their legal right to challenge natural gas pipeline projects that disrupt their property prior to construction. The bill was introduced alongside the Right to Timely Rehearings at FERC Act of 2021 authored by Representative Sean Casten (IL-06), which accomplishes the identical priority with energy projects managed by the Federal Power Act.

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