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States criticize GOP chemical reforms
The attorneys general in 13 states say a House Republican plan to reform decades-old chemical laws would actually rollback public health and environmental protections.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Sen. Cory Booker says Cumberland will be comeback county of NJ
Senator Cory Booker takes a picture with Alberta Frazier, of Bridgeton, after announcing a plan to help Cumberland County families who have federally backed mortgages and are facing foreclosure, at the Cumberland County Courthouse in Bridgeton, Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
More Monmouth Musings
Quinnipiac Poll: New Jersey Voters Approve Of Christie More Than Obama, Menendez or Booker
A Quinnipiac Poll released this morning indicates that, despite the beating he has been taking in the local and national media since January, Governor Chris Christie has higher approval ratings than President Barack Obama, Senator Bob Menendez and Senator Cory Booker, among New Jersey voters.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Washington Post
Cory Booker, Tim Scott team up for the first time
Sens. Cory Booker and Tim Scott , the two African-American members of the U.S. Senate who came to the chamber under similar political circumstances, are bridging significant political differences and teaming up on legislation for the first time.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Republican Presidential Hopefuls See Possible Upside in 2014 Failure
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is among a host of Republicans whose 2016 hopes could get a boost if their party falls short of taking back the Senate this year.
No bill yet from Christie lawyers in GWB probe, N.J. acting Attorney General tells panel
New Jersey's acting attorney general told lawmakers today that he's yet to receive a bill from the law firm Governor Christie hired in January to conduct an internal review of the George Washington Bridge lane closures.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
The Jersey Journal
NJ likely to get first congresswoman in 12 years: The Auditor
Marge Roukema, shown in this 2002 file photo, was the last woman to serve in New Jersey's congressional delegation.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
National Public Radio
Newark After Booker: City Faces Takeover Threat
New Jersey's largest city is hitting some roadblocks just months after its rising-star mayor went off to Washington.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Dear Chris Christie: Ita s Time to Give Up on 2016
It is over. For the good of the Republican Party, the State of New Jersey, you, and your family, it is time to put to rest all speculation that you may run for president in 2016.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Special Election for First Congressional District Seat Set for Nov. 4
The special election for the First Congressional District seat left vacant when Congressman Rob Andrews resigned to take a position with Dilworth Paxson , will take place the same day as the general election, according to a post on the New Jersey State Division of Elections website.
States Eye Toxic Chemical Reform As Washington Fails To Act
In Vermont, the Senate has just passed a bill potentially empowering the Green Mountain State to ban chemicals it deems harmful to consumers.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
U.S. Supreme Court Gives Broad Reading to Federal Firearm Prohibition ...
Since 1996, the so-called "Lautenberg Amendment" ), has banned the acquisition or possession of firearms by anyone convicted of a "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence."
The Jersey Journal
Deadline has arrived for U.S. Senate and House candidates to file
Steve Lonegan, shown in this 2013 photo with Gov. Chris Christie, is expected to file to run for a House seat in South Jersey's 3rd District.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Seattle Gay News
Patty Murray, Tammy Baldwin introduce college anti-bullying bill
Called the Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act of 2014, the bill would require institutions of higher education to prohibit harassment, and would set up a Department of Education grant program to help support campus anti-bullying programs.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Menendez and Booker: a historic duo for the U.S. Senate
Last Fall, Senator Cory Booker joined Senator Robert Menendez to give New Jersey an unique pair from the Garden State in the U.S. Senate.
The Huffington Post
Patty Murray Revives College Anti-Harassment Push After Her Intern's Sickening Story
Sen. Patty Murray said she will introduce legislation Thursday that would require colleges and universities receiving federal aid to establish anti-harassment policies and to recognize cyberbullying as harassment.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
NEWSFLASH: Supremes Disarm Domestic Abuser
Back in January, we reported on the case of United States v. Castleman, in which James Castleman of Tennessee argued that he should not be banned from having guns, even though he had pled guilty in 2001 to misdemeanor domestic assault against the mother of his child.
Christie or Springsteen - Who's More Jersey?
In a battle of "Who's more Jersey?" Governor Chris Christie was knocked out of contention early in a showdown with late-Senator Frank Lautenberg.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Anti-gun violence group visits Bloomfield
Joe Morris, left, of NJ Together, and Rabbi Joel Moschbacher of Mahwah discuss smart gun technology on Tuesday at Bloomfield's Law Enforcement Building.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Book review: Putting NJ's governors in their place
Up to then, the state's political bosses, especially Hudson County's Frank "I am the Law" Hague, had his hired hands, more officially called state senators and members of the Assembly, wildly shooting out the chandeliers in the State House like it was a saloon after a cattle drive.