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Mar 19, 2014 | Press of Atlantic City

Editorial - Flood insurance changes / A responsible fix

The Editorial Board of the Press of Atlantic City praised LoBiondo's efforts for working to find a responsible fix to the flood insurance premium increases facing the Jersey Shore.

Mar 12, 2014 | Press of Atlantic City

Tech center panel: Drone fleets soon could fill national skies

As Chairman of the Aviation Subcommittee, LoBiondo convened a field hearing at the FAA Technical Center to discuss NEXTGEN and the safe integration of unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

Mar 11, 2014 | NBC TV40 (Atlantic City)

Unmanned Aircraft focus of Congressional Hearing at FAA Tech Center

LoBiondo convenes a field hearing of the Aviation Subcommittee at the FAA Technical Center to explore the safe integration of commercial unmanned aerial systems in the nation's air space.

Mar 5, 2014 | NJ TV News

LoBiondo: Flood Insurance Affordability Act Good for Sandy Victims

After a strong 306-91 vote in the House, LoBiondo joined Mike Schneider to talk about the bipartisan flood insurance legislation he helped author.

Mar 2, 2014 | Press of Atlantic City

LoBiondo fears cuts to US Coast Guard aid will undermine drug war

Based on previous budget proposals, LoBiondo raises concerns about what the Obama Administration may have planned for the U.S. Coast Guard.

Feb 27, 2014 | Press of Atlantic City

LoBiondo, lawmakers question new fluke rules

Facing new restrictions, LoBiondo seeks answers on fishing quotas for critical industry in the state.

Jan 10, 2014 | Press of Atlantic City

Treasury: Volunteer firefighters and EMTs exempt from ACA employer mandate

LoBiondo successfully gets the IRS to backtrack from planned efforts to reclassify volunteer firefighters as employees under Obamacare.

Jan 6, 2014 | CBS 3 (Philadelphia)

New Jersey Wins Test Site, Atlantic County College To Offer Drone Technology Course

LoBiondo, chairman of the House Aviation Subcommittee, talks about the great economic potential that being named as one of the six national test sites for unmanned aerial systems holds.

Jan 2, 2014 | South Jersey Times

Editorial: N.J. worker bees to study drones

"We agree with LoBiondo that the test designation is positive news. The consortium also includes Rutgers University and Virginia Tech. Flights will start within 180 days, and last through early 2017. As the congressman notes, if everything works out, South Jersey could be in a lead spot to host what is expected to be a commercial unmanned aircraft industry worth tens of billions of dollars."

Dec 30, 2013 | Press of Atlantic City

New Jersey among six sites selected by FAA for drone testing

LoBiondo praises announcement by the Federal Aviation Administration that New Jersey, in partnership with Virginia, has been selected as one of six national test sites for commercial unmanned aerial systems.