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37 min ago | American Library Association

ALA applauds presidential signing of the workforce bill

Today, President Barack Obama will sign the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, a bill that will open access to federal funding support to public libraries for effective job training and job search programs.

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Related Topix: Libraries, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Jack Reed, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Roll Call

Experts Weigh In on Capitol Hill Paternity Leave Policy

At the recent White House Summit on Working Families, President Barack Obama spoke about the 2 a.m. feedings and soothings when his daughters, Malia and Sasha, were babies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Fairleigh Dickinson University, UC San Diego, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Asbury Park Press

Chris Christie hits Connecticut campaign trail

Gov. Chris Christie is back on the campaign circuit, this time in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

U.S. offers leases off Jersey Shore for wind energy projects

The Obama administration last week announced plans to sell leases for nearly 344,000 acres of seafloor off the New Jersey coastline to companies that want to build wind energy turbines, a significant step toward the development of wind farms off the Jersey Shore.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Senate, Senator Bob Menendez, New Jersey

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Courier News

Holt to host census workshop for small businessesHolt to host census...

Holt to host census workshop for small businesses U.S. Rep. Rush Holt will hold a census workshop for small businesses on Monday.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Small Business, Personal Finance

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Mercer County exec backs Muoio for Assembly should Watson Coleman win Congressional seat

In the lobby of the Ewing Municipal Building, Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman , center, makes a statement after being endorsed by Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes, left, in her bid to replace U.S. Rep. Rush Holt in the 12th Congressional district.

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

American Library Association

ALA applauds Congress for passing the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act

On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act , H.R. 803, in a bipartisan vote 415-6.

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Related Topix: US News, Libraries, US Politics, US Senate, Jack Reed, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Pennington Connection to Lawrence Hopewell Trail opens

Lawrence Hopewell Trail Trustee Dr. Jill Young and her son Andrew, , LHT Consultant Andrew Reilly, LHT Co-President Eleanor Horne, LHT Trustee John Murray, Bristol Myers Squibb Director of Corporate Communications and Community Affairs Frederick Lawrence Hopewell Trail Trustee Dr. Jill Young and her son Andrew, LHT Consultant Andrew Reilly, LHT ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pennington, NJ, Corporate Communications, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Jersey Journal

House minority whip endorses Watson Coleman for Congress

Lionel Leach, president of Communications Workers of America Local 1039, gives U.S. House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer , center, and N.J. Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman parting gifts including a "Fund the Pension" T-shirt after Hoyer endorsed Watson Coleman for Congress at union headquarters in Trenton on Monday, July 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, Pension, Personal Finance, Trenton, NJ

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Export-Import Bank's future contestedExport-Import Bank's future...

Two New Jersey House Republicans say they support reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank although a division within their conference threatens the future of the 80-year-old program - one that helps companies in New Jersey and across the country export their products overseas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Scott Garrett, US News, Republican, Democrat, Representative Jon Runyan, Frank LoBiondo

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Trenton Thunder ballpark hosts swearing-in ceremony for nine new American citizens

Nine citizenship candidates are sworn in as U. S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony prior to the Thunder vs. Portland baseball game at Arm and Hammer Park in Trenton on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Trenton, NJ, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Costa Rica, World News, Central America, Dominican Republic, Lawrenceville, NJ

Asbury Park Press

Christie, Guadagno hit the Shore before the holiday

Gov. Chris Christie wielding giant scissors on the Asbury Park boardwalk to kick off Memorial Day weekend on May 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Asbury Park, NJ, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New Jersey, Boat Disaster

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Princeton Girl choir for weekend concert series

This weekend, the Princeton Girlchoir from Princeton, USA will perform in a series of concerts with some of the country's leading choirs.

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Related Topix: St. Benedict, PA, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Education Etc., University of Arizona

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Times of Trenton

Edith Savage-Jennings honored by Brooklyn human rights organization, museum renamed for her

EWING - Surrounded by honorary plaques, framed newspaper clippings and about a dozen people she's personally worked with over the decades, Edith Savage-Jennings, 90, was honored today by representatives of Black Women's Blueprint, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit organization she helped mentor, in the living room of her Ewing apartment.

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Related Topix: African-American, Ewing, NJ, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Trenton, NJ

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Times of Trenton

Princeton will purchase flood-prone Meadowbrook Road plot, open land for public use

A view of 59 Meadowbrook Rd., the property Princeton will acquire for $625,000 with a grant from FEMA to preserve it as open space for possibly a park in the future.

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

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Times of Trenton

Independent vying for Holt's Congressional seat claims he was unjustly kicked off ballot

An independent candidate vying for the open seat in the 12th Congressional District who unknowingly collected the bare minimum of 100 signatures says he was knocked off the ballot after a "backdoor" challenge got enough of his petition signatures invalidated to bring him down to 98. Ray Yelle, 51, a self-employed consultant making his first attempt ... (more)

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

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