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3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Opinion: Rush Holt for governor

A true progressive, Rep. Rush Holt has represented his district extremely well in Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Social Security, Personal Finance, Chris Christie, US Governors, New Jersey, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Jersey Journal

$350K federal grant will fund housing assistance for victims of sexual assault, domestic...

U.S. Rep. Rush Holt and Womanspace Executive Director Patricia Hart at the agency's office in Lawrence in May 2012.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mercer County, NJ

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Opinion: Anti-corruption act takes hold in Princeton as MayDay PAC provides hope

On July 4, 2014, the impossible happened. No ordinary Independence Day, this time, crowds of average citizens celebrated the founding of our democratic republic by proving the skeptics and pundits wrong.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Booker, Holt headline Watson Coleman fundraiser

Rep. Rush Holt and then-Newark Mayor Cory Booker share a laugh at the U.S. Senate Democratic primary debate at Montclair State University on Aug. 5, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Cory Booker, Montclair State University

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Courier News

Rep. Holt in Manville to deliver mail and a messageRep. Holt in...

Rep. Holt in Manville to deliver mail and a message Lawmaker says Congress can save the Postal Service Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/Vq2RUu Congressman Rush Holt spends a morning walking in a postman's shoes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, The Postal Service, Indie, North Brunswick, NJ, Representative Jon Runyan, Frank LoBiondo, Republican

Great Bend Tribune

Lawmakers from Atlantic Coast states ask Obama admin...

HACKENSACK, N.J. Legislators from New Jersey and other Atlantic Coast states are pushing the Obama administration to reverse a decision to allow geologic exploration of the ocean floor from Florida to Delaware as a step toward seeking underwater oil and gas reserves.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bill Pascrell, Frank Pallone, Representative Albio Sires, Hackensack, NJ

Asbury Park Press

Have a happy Half St. Valentine's Day

Today is Thursday, August 14th, 2014 -- which could have been "Half St. Valentine's Day" in New Jersey, if a resolution encouraging people whose Valentine's Day plans got snowed out back in February to support local restaurants and florists six months later had gotten traction in Trenton.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New Jersey, Trenton, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Ocean City, NJ

Tue Aug 12, 2014

State Department

August 12 - Tuesday

DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE AUGUST 12, 2014 SECRETARY JOHN KERRY Secretary Kerry is on travel to Sydney, Australia.

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Related Topix: Australia, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Hot Air

Obama to okay oil drilling off the Atlantic coast?

Will an administration that has dragged its feet for years on an oil pipeline suddenly transform the Atlantic coast into an active oil field? The Hill's Laura Barron-Lopez reports that the Interior Department appears ready to approve drilling off the East Coast, a major change in policy for the Obama administration, and one likely to create a civil ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Senator Mark Warner

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, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Robert Menendez, US Senate

Asbury Park Press

Christie signs bail reform at Trenton City Hall today

Christie signs bail reform at Trenton City Hall today A sort of busy schedule in New Jersey politics on this Monday Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/VfJDRg Gov. Chris Christie signs the bill overhauling the state's bail system at Trenton City Hall at 2 p.m. Much of the bill won't take effect unless the voters approve a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Frank LoBiondo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors, Cory Booker, Federal Aviation Administration

Sat Aug 09, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Complete Streets Policy Will Save Lives

New Jersey has been one of the worst states for pedestrian fatalities over the last ten years.

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Related Topix: Rodney Frelinghuysen, US Politics, Frank LoBiondo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New Jersey Government, New Jersey

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Democratic bloc challenges Obama on ocean drilling in Atlantic

Legislators from New Jersey and other Atlantic Coast states are pushing the Obama administration to reverse a decision to allow geologic exploration of the ocean floor from Florida to Delaware as a step toward seeking underwater oil and gas reserves.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bill Pascrell, Frank Pallone, Representative Albio Sires

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Town Topics

Princeton is First To Push Legislation On Political Corruption

When Princeton Council approved a resolution July 14 in support of tough, new anti-corruption laws transforming how elections in this country are financed and how lobbyists influence the political process, the municipality became the first in the nation to sanction the pending legislation.

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Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Roll Call

Bill Foster, Congress' Science Guy

Democrat Bill Foster's Longworth office is a modest one, its small waiting area festooned with the requisite Lincolnia befitting a House member from Illinois.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Bill Foster, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Patrick Murphy, Dennis Hastert, Republican, Illinois

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Hill

House passes bill to amend Endangered Species Act

Passed 233-190, the bill would require federal agencies to publish data they use to determine whether a species should be designated as "endangered" or merely "threatened."

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Randy Neugebauer, Democrat

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Courier News

Libraries become partners with One-Stop Career CentersLibraries...

Libraries become partners with One-Stop Career Centers Rep. Rush Holt visits East Brunswick Public Library to discuss libraries inclusion in WIOA Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1rLzWZe Terrie McColl, president of the N.J. Library Association, on Monday presents U.S. Rep. Rush Holt, D-N.J., 12th District, with a plaque ... (more)

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Related Topix: Libraries, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, East Brunswick, NJ, Law, Employment / Labor Law

NorthJersey.com

Libraries, already helping job seekers, get government recognition - and funding

New Jersey libraries have been playing a key role in helping job seekers get back on their feet, and now they're going to get official recognition - and all-important funding - in continuing that role.

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Related Topix: Libraries, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Science / Technology, Microsoft Office, East Brunswick, NJ

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