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Sunday Aug 17 | The Jersey Journal

$2.5M in Sandy aid awarded to N.J. to buy 52 generators for gas stations

More than $2.5 million in Hurricane Sandy relief aid has been awarded to New Jersey to buy dozens of generators to help keep gas stations up and running during emergency situations.

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Related Topix: US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Washington Times

Clinton ally Brock will head ethics oversight watchdog

One of the nation's most prominent ethics watchdog organizations, which touted its willingness to expose political "scoundrels" regardless of party affiliation, will now answer to a Democratic operative and Clinton defender.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Robert Menendez, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Gregory Meeks, New York

Radio World

Menendez Vows to Fight for VOA Greek

"Now is clearly not the time." So says the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Robert Menendez, about the recent closure of Voice of America's Greek language service.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, US Senate, Robert Menendez

The Hill

Africa needs more than money

Last week, 50 African leaders met in Washington with an agenda focused on trade, investment and building prosperity.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Tanzania, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Edward Royce, Republican

Wed Aug 13, 2014

New Jersey Jewish News

One in three women

As a mirror of the ugliest as well as holiest aspects of human nature, it is no surprise that Torah provides both examples of and admonitions against violence directed at women.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Robert Menendez

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Insurance Journal West

N.J. Senator Calls for More Railroad Safety Standards

A U.S. senator from New Jersey is calling for tougher penalties for railroads that violate safety rules among other changes he's proposing to try to prevent accidents involving hazardous materials.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Paulsboro, NJ

The Newark Star-Ledger

Nearly $2.7M in Sandy aid headed to Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission for storm repairs

Nearly $2.7 million in additional federal disaster relief aid has been set aside to pay for repairs at the state's largest wastewater treatment plant in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, US News, FEMA, Robert Menendez, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics

Hot Air

Obama: Criticism of my Syria policy is 'horses**t'

Obama has had to spend an inordinate amount of time recently explaining to the press why his approach to the Syrian civil war in 2012 and 2013 was a sound strategy.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US News, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Daily Mail

Ban is sought on Hudson River helicopter tours

Tick off your bucket list in one go! Holiday of a lifetime flies to 35 of iconic landmarks by private jet ... but it will set you back A 54,000 From mirrored trees in Scotland, to a double take of the Taj Mahal: Stunning reflection photos that'll turn your world upside down 'Pink chicken, filthy bedsheets and dirty pool': Holidaymaker hospitalised ... (more)

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, US Politics, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Travel

Asbury Park Press

A close Senate race, or just Lucy with the football?

Results of two recent surveys on the U.S. Senate campaign in New Jersey suggest a closer race than many predicted, with incumbent Sen. Cory Booker A close Senate race, or just Lucy with the football? Results of two recent surveys on the U.S. Senate campaign in New Jersey suggest a closer race than many predicted, with incumbent Sen. Cory Booker ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, Frank Lautenberg, US House of Representatives, Cory Booker

The Jersey Journal

Federal agency: Pipeline in Princeton, Montgomery wouldn't affect 'quality of the human...

PRINCETON - The federal agency responsible for the construction of a 42-inch pipeline through Princeton and Montgomery issued its environmental assessment today, concluding approval of Williams Transcontinental's proposal "would not constitute a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Rush Holt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Robert Menendez, US Senate

The Winnipeg Free Press

Lawmakers seek to ban helicopter trips for tourists along the Hudson River

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey joined local officials from both sides of the Hudson River in Hoboken on Friday to call for a ban on tourist helicopter flights.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Hoboken, NJ, Travel

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Switched

90 Years On, The Fight For The Equal Rights Amendment Continues

MARCH 22: A woman hold up a sign as members of Congress and representatives of women's groups hold a rally to mark the 40th anniversary of congressional passage of the Equal Rights Amendment outside the U.S. Capitol March 22, 2012 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney, Democrat, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Robert Menendez, US Senate

Courier News

Rep. Rob Andrews' resignation legislation in limboRep. Rob Andrews'...

Rep. Rob Andrews' resignation legislation in limbo Because congregational office in low gear, no new movement on train safety legislation Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1on76gu Officials examine a derailed freight train tank car in Paulsboro in 2012.

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Related Topix: Paulsboro, NJ, US News, US Politics, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Jon Runyan, Republican

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Erie Times News

In Brief: Destructive Oregon wildfire threatens homes

Authorities said the wildfire burning in Oregon's wind-swept Columbia River Gorge has destroyed a home, damaged two others and is threatening 740 more.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Hoboken, NJ

Fri Aug 08, 2014

NJ.com

N.J. Politics Roundup: Christie's approval rating, trip to Mexico, and more

Meanwhile, a Rutgers-Eagleton poll found that voters in the state want Christie to be their party's nominee for president in 2016, while Democrats pick Hillary Clinton as their candidate - but Clinton leads Christie by 10 percentages points in a head-to-head matchup.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Rutgers University, Hillary Clinton, Cory Booker, Paulsboro, NJ

Electric Energy Online

Fishermen's Energy Signs Department of Energy Grant

At the end of Steel Pier, with the ocean as a backdrop, Fishermen's Energy, US Senator Robert Menendez, State Senator Jim Whelan, Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian, Jose Zayas, US Department of Energy Director of the Wind and Water Power Technologies Office and numerous officials, memorialized the $46.7 million of grant funding over four years to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power

CBS Local

NY, NJ Lawmakers Call For Eliminating Tourist Helicopter Flights Along Hudson River

Sen. Robert Menendez , Rep. Jerrold Nadler were among many who called for a ban on tourist helicopters along the waterway, saying they create an unacceptable racket and cause safety concerns.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jerrold Nadler, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Staten-Island, NY

Morristown Green

Hundreds rally in support of Israel on Morristown Green

Hundreds gathered on the historic Morristown Green on Thursday to voice support for Israel, just hours before a fragile ceasefire expired in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Rodney Frelinghuysen, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, Explosion

The Jersey Journal

Editorial: Autism bill to help transition to adulthood deserves President Obama's signature

You're a parent with a child on the autism spectrum and you've just gotten the phone call you've dreaded for a decade or so: "Your son has aged out of the system."

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