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Congressmen, Army Officials Break Ground on State-of-the-Art R&D...
New $42-million hangar will improve the U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC's ability to research, develop, engineer, test and evaluate communications-electronics systems for Army aviation vehicles.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Bi-Partisan Letter Calls for Obama to Address #1 Cause of Death Among Youth
Rep. Lance and 100+ Bi-Partisan Members Send Letter to President: "Implement the Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan" PABI Plan will combat leading cause of death and disability for American Youth Representative Leonard Lance and 100+ Members today announced a bi-partisan letter to the President urging the implementation of National Pediatric ... (more)
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Brian Sandoval is first Republican governor to publicly seek renewal of unemployment compensation
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed a letter with Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee urging House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to pass the Senate's renewal of the federally funded unemployment compensation program that expired in December.
Jobless being held hostage
More than 3.7 million jobless Americans may be learning how it feels to fruitlessly search for work, find meals at a food pantry, and skip paying bills for the first time.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Asbury Park Press
LoBiondo breaks with party on budget
Republican Rep. Frank LoBiondo of New Jersey broke with his party last week on legislation that would balance the budget in 10 years by cutting taxes, repealing the Affordable Care Act and cutting social programs.
Army breaks ground on $42 million flight center
For more than a half-century, the Army's flight activity center has worked out of Hangar 5 on the Navy side of what is now Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Long before primaries, 2 N.J. House races are largely decided
And on paper, it will be the voters in the June primaries who pick the party's nominees to replace former Rep. Rob Andrews in the 1st District and Rep. Rush Holt in the 12th District.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Congressman Jon Runyan to Golf with Alzheimer's Supporters
This year's tournament will be held at Trump National Golf Course-Philadelphia in Pine Hill, N.J. For a contribution of $1,000 each, three golfers can join the congressman's foursome for 18 holes, on a first-come, first-served basis.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
House Barely Passes Ryan's Budget, With 12 Republicans Voting No
The House on Thursday narrowly passed Rep. Paul Ryan's Republican budget, which includes $5.1 trillion in spending cuts over 10 years without closing tax loopholes, as Ryan and other GOP leaders averted a potentially embarrassing defeat on the bill because of party defections.
Coffman Signs On: ENDA Gains One New GOP Co-Sponsor
The Employment Non Discrimination Act , currently stalled in the Republican lead House of Representatives due to lack of support by Speaker John Boehner and GOP lawmakers, gained a new ally Wednesday when Colorado Repubican Rep. Mike Coffman announced his support for the legislation.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Asbury Park Press
NJ congressmen question Sandy delays
Five Republican congressmen from New Jersey on Wednesday asked to meet with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan to discuss the long time lags in delivering post-superstorm Sandy rebuilding aid to homeowners -- and rumors that a third round of funding could be cut.
More Monmouth Musings
MacArthur counter-punches Lonegan In CD-3
In the race to replace Congressman Jon Runyan as the GOP nominee in the 3rd congressional district former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan is doing what anyone who has observed New Jersey politics for the last twenty years expected he would do.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Abbreviated pundit roundup: CIA torture report, unemployment insurance, and more
More than a year after it approved a report critical of the CIA's interrogation and detention policies, the Senate Intelligence Committee has voted to make a portion of the document public.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Fix: Unemployment extension will pass the Senate today but looks...
Later today, the Senate will vote along party lines to pass an extension to federally provided long-term unemployment benefits -- legislation that, once it's passed, will have taken four Senate votes to get passed.
A rare sight in NJ: Competitive House races
In the past 16 years, only one incumbent congressman has lost a general election.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
The Paramus Post
Pascrell, Reed Bill to Assist Long-Term Unemployed Advances in Senate
WASHINGTON U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. and Tom Reed , both members of the House Ways and Means Committee, today praised the Senate Finance Committee for advancing their legislation that would incentivize businesses to hire qualified individuals that have been out of work for more than 26 weeks.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Asbury Park Press
Plentiful choices in House races
In the past 16 years, just two incumbent congressmen have lost a general election.
Boehner faces jobless aid pressure from a group of House Republicans
House Speaker John Boehner is facing some pressure from members of his own party over unemployment insurance.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
The Washington Post
The Senate is going to pass an unemployment insurance extension today. The House is unimpressed.
That's according to a WaPo survey of House Republican lawmakers who represent eight states with an unemployment rate above the national average.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Asbury Park Press
Hopefuls hit the campaign trail early
Rep. Frank LoBiondo visited the Tuckerton Seaport late Saturday afternoon -- not to look at the decoys or to watch Ron Spodofora build a Barnegat Bay Sneakbox, but to preach to the choir.