Monday May 13
The Jersey Journal
Christie picks up endorsement from Manville's Democratic mayor
MANVILLE - In his quest for re-election, Gov. Chris Christie today accepted the endorsement of another local Democratic official after a meet and greet with diner patrons.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Washington Post
It would also reduce the tax on small brewers. Currently, breweries producing less than 2 million barrels a year pay a reduced tax of $7 a barrel on the first 60,000 barrels they produce.
Thu May 09, 2013
American Institute of Physics
Helium Update: House Passes Bill, Senate Committee to Move Legislation
"You're absolutely right about the urgency of this," said Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Ron Wyden to Lisa Murkowski .
Christie vetoes early voting bill, citing cost
Christie on Thursday vetoed a bill to set up in-person early voting at up to seven locations in each county during a 14-day period before elections.
Wed May 08, 2013
Interior's fracking rules in cross hairs ahead of upcoming release
Lawmakers from both parties are pouncing on the federal government's attempt to regulate hydraulic fracturing, the natural gas extraction method also known as fracking, even before the draft rules have been released.
Sun May 05, 2013
Climate Change This Week: Whiplash Weather, Clean Energy Tax Breaks, and More
US Gets Weather Whiplash With Climate Change notes Andrew Freedman at Climate Centra l. Warming air and oceans mean more moisture in the air, and the jet stream, altered by a warming Arctic, now ensures it goes away and comes down far more intensely -- and disastrously.
Fri May 03, 2013
Fictional Franchise: Children's Novel Edition
In the latest edition of HOH's Fictional Franchise, in which we examine fictional characters and the real-life people who represent them in Congress, we took a look at our favorite heroes and heroines from childhood.
The Alternative Press
Congressman Holt Speaks to Rotary
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ Congressman Rush Holt was the speaker at a special visitor's day held by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Rotary on Wednesday at The Stagehouse Restaurant in Scotch Plains.
Wed May 01, 2013
US News & World Report
Congress Works to Keep Worldwide Helium Supply Afloat
Congress looks to be rising above its partisan differences when it comes to the noble cause of saving the country's helium supply.
Holt, Runyan push outreach aid for veterans
A $40 million initiative to provide counseling to military veterans and active duty members suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychological traumas hangs in the balance as Congress debates whether to pay for it once again.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Despite record atmospheric CO2, White House Press Corps fails to ask one question about climate
As I noted yesterday, atmospheric carbon dioxide is reaching levels not previously seen in human history .
Up, Up and Away! Scientists Anxious as CO2 Levels to Cross 400 PPM
InsideClimateNews.org -- For the first time in human history, concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are expected to pass 400 parts per million across much of the Northern Hemisphere in May, according to scientists who study data from the Mauna Loa Observatory, the world's longest-running CO2 monitoring station.
N.J. congressmen call for $40 million in additional funding for military suicide prevention efforts
TRENTON - Congress must confront the rising rate of military suicides by funding efforts to reach out to military personnel, two New Jersey congressmen said today.
Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi Presents Tourette Syndrome Youth Advocate Award to New Jersey Teen
New Jersey State Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi presented the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders' first annual Youth Advocate Award to Emily Fleischman at the NJ Walks For TS at Ramapo College on April 14.
Members Of Congress Press For An End To Armenian Genocide Denial At Annual Capitol Hill Observance
MEMBERS OF CONGRESS PRESS FOR AN END TO ARMENIAN GENOCIDE DENIAL AT ANNUAL CAPITOL HILL OBSERVANCE http://www.armradio.am/en/2013/04/30/14447/ 12:19 30.04.2013 Members of Congress from both parties and across the United States united in calling for U.S. reaffirmation of the Armenian Genocide as a fundamental element of U.S. genocide prevention ... (more)
Mon Apr 29, 2013
NJ Walks for TS at Ramapo College a Resounding Success for All Involved
When AnnaKatharine Miehe first started planning the NJ Walks for TS at Ramapo College as the senior project for her Communication Arts major, she knew a bevy of time, effort and patience would have to go into the process.
NJ considers law to regulate bullies...at the college level
Many grade schools regulate bullies, but what about colleges? There's a new push to do just that, but some critics think the idea goes too far.
Hon. Rush Holt of NJ speech in House of Reps.
US Official News April 25, 2013 Thursday Washington: SPEECH OF HON. RUSH HOLT OF NEW JERSEY IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013 Washington The Library of Congress, The Government of USA has issued the following Speech: Mr.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Helium reserve of urgent concern for Congress ahead of shutdown
Most Americans equate helium with clowns and squeaky-voiced numbskulls, but with a worldwide shortage looming, Congress has suddenly taken a keen interest in the gas.