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Wednesday Jul 30 | 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

Wednesday Jul 30 | 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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NJ.com

Booker fundraiser goes to work for Bonnie Watson Coleman: The Auditor

Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman , center, is shown in this file photo with Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes, left, and Mercer County Democratic chairwoman Liz Muoio.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Congressman Holt To Be At East Brunswick Public Library Monday July 28.

Congressman Rush Holt will be at the East Brunswick Public Library on Monday, July 28, at 11:30 a.m. to talk about the Workforce Investment Act.

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Related Topix: Libraries, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, East Brunswick, NJ

West Windsor & Plainsboro News

groundbreaking ceremony

The Institute of Islamic Studies of New Jersey held its groundbreaking ceremony on July 12 for the construction of its 30,000-square-foot mosque and youth center at 2030 Old Trenton Road.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Cranbury, NJ, Windsor, NJ, Hightstown, NJ

Examiner.com

New Jersey 2014 election Congressional district 12

New Jersey voters will fill seats in the United States House of Representatives in all twelve legislative districts in November, plus one Senate seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New Jersey, Middlesex County, NJ, Mercer County, NJ, Somerset County, NJ

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Officials urge agency in charge of proposed Princeton pipeline to exercise caution

PRINCETON - A federal environmental assessment of the proposed 42-inch pipeline project through Princeton and Montgomery is expected in early August, and U.S. elected officials are urging the agency in charge of the project to address all safety issues in its final review.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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

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