Stories tagged: "Rep. Tom Malinowski"

Rep. Tom Malinowski
Rep. Malinowski Bill Would Give Landowners Another Chance Against ‘Eminent Domain’

Rep. Tom Malinkowski (D-N.J.) wants to make sure landowners are able to use their legal rights when energy companies try to build on their property. In May, Malinowski introduced a bill that would give people the chance to have a final appeal heard by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) before construction begins.  This would...

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Rep. Malinowski Calls on Congress to Help First Responders during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) has called on Congress to provide federal aid to local and state governments, in an effort to help them cover the cost for essential workers and first responders like firefighters, police officers and teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic.  “The HEROES Act would provide $75 billion to help our states conduct the...

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Rep. Tom Malinowski Wants to Make Sure The Federal Government Has Enough PPE For Future Pandemics

Rep. Tom Malinowski introduced legislation to ensure the nation’s reserve of medical supplies is well stocked in the future. According to Malinowski’s office, the coronavirus pandemic has illustrated the dire inadequacies the nation faces when it comes to the current national stockpile. When states started turning to their reserve supplies, many found the equipment was...

Rep. Tom Malinowski, D-N.J., speaks as the House of Representatives debates the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. (House Television via AP)
Rep. Tom Malinowski Brings Back $11 Million For Coronavirus Relief

New Jersey Rep. Tom Malinowski secured $11 million for coronavirus relief in his district. The funding will go towards maintaining community facilities and helping local governments respond to the needs of the homeless population during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Rep. Tom Malinowski Has a Bill to Get More Medical Supplies, Fast

Rep. Tom Malinowski wants to see the federal government take over the COVID-19 medical supply chain. The congressman introduced legislation to force the federal government to use their power under the Defense Production Act to manufacture and distribute much needed medical supplies.  “It makes no sense to force 1000s of towns, counties and states to...

Sand dunes in Stone Harbor, N.J. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
Rep. Tom Malinowski Introduces Bill to Fund Natural Infrastructure, Like Sand Dunes

Rep. Tom Malinowski wants the federal government support “natural infrastructure” projects, like fortifying sand dunes, that are typically only funded by local governments now. To do that, Malinowski introduced legislation that would allow natural infrastructure projects to apply for grants from the Department of Transportation. Natural infrastructure can occur naturally or be man-made, and is...

What Is Really Preventing Progress in Washington

Freshman Rep. Tom Malinowski talks about how he’s worked across the aisle to get things done, with sneakers and “ties of shame.”