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Allowing diversity at the University
Here are the rules for comments. Know them. Live them. http://lastcar.blogspot.com/2011/04/rules-for-comments.html?m=1 Two anti-union groups want to intervene in the National Labor Relations Board dispute over the recent election wherein workers at a Volkswagen plant in Cha... Press Release from the Tennessee Senate Republican Caucus, March 6, ... (more)
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Celebrity photo exhibit now on display at B'nai Jeshurun
The Rosalind & Alfred Lippman Gallery at Congregation B'nai Jeshurun is presenting the work of photographer Laurence Agron, in an exhibit "Beyond Shooting Stars."
Mon Mar 03, 2014
New poll shows support for repealing Obamacare among N.J. voters
A new poll found that by a 51 percent to 43 percent margin, registered voters favor repealing the new health insurance law.
New Republican chemical bill backed by industry, but environmentalists say it keeps public in the dark
House Republicans are offering a new draft chemical regulation bill that the chemical industry backs but environmentalists say would keep residents near chemical plants in the dark about potential dangers.
Booker appears golden for full term
New Jersey voters are ready to tell Cory Booker he's got the job. Booker's approval ratings have strengthened in the four months since he joined the U.S. Senate, and a new Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll shows he's a heavy favorite to win in November for a full six-year term.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
This weeks legislative update.
Cities across Tennessee need to start paying school districts millions of dollars in unpaid mixed-drink taxes, the state attorney general says, reports the... This is a compilation of Tennessee news and political stories assembled daily by staffers in Gov. Bill Haslam's office.
House GOP pushes toxic chemicals reform
Rep. John Shimkus introduced a discussion draft on Thursday that he says would strengthen chemical protections by, among other provisions, requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to focus on high-priority chemicals that pose the greatest risk to the public.
Longtime state fundraiser fired from post with Pro-Obama PAC, report says
A longtime New Jersey-based fundraiser was dismissed this week by a pro-Obama PAC after she reportedly collected a $100,000 check from a doctor seeking a presidential pardon for a 1991 Medicare fraud conviction, NBC News reported today .
The race for Senate: Republican assemblyman declines to run
Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, pictured in this January 2010 file photo, has decided against running for U.S. Senate.
Asbury Park Press
Trump, Chiesa talk up Christie in Somerset
Real estate magnate Donald Trump and former Sen. Jeff Chiesa, R-N.J., had encouraging words for Gov. Chris Christie when they spoke Wednesday evening at the Somerset County Republicans' annual Lincoln Day Dinner.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
ICIS Chemical Business Americas
GlobalChem: Will 2014 be the year for TCSA reform?
After many years of waiting and wrangling, a consensus is emerging on reform of the long-standing TSCA chemicals safety legislation.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Teachable Moments: Millicent Fenwick was considered 'conscience of Congress'
The quick comeback quip is the ultimate rhetorical victory, and Millicent Fenwick was a champion.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Why Black Democratic Mayors and GOP Governors Are BFFs
The paralysis of Atlanta-and its rising-star mayor, Democrat Kasim Reed-during the first of two recent storms highlighted more than just a possible managerial deficiency.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Opinion: Finishing our nation's unfinished business
Cory Booker talks to supporters at a victory party in Newark, New Jersey, after winning a special election for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by the late Frank Lautenberg.
It's already clear -- Christie must leave
Those who have objectively watched Chris Christie in action as our governor for the past four years saw this scandalous fiasco dubbed "Bridgegate" coming.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Obama administration to raise oil spill liability cap
The Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico at the site of BP's blown out Macondo well on April 21, 2010.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
More Monmouth Musings
Chirp Chirp Chirp. Where are the Gop U.S. Senate Candidates? Congressional Candidates?
New Jersey's Comptroller issued a scathing report yesterday alleging that Newark's Watershed Director stole millions of dollars during the Booker Administration.
Chris Christie Is Quietly Raising Millions for the GOP
Governor Chris Christie made another one of his in-again, out-again appearances as the GOP's fundraiser-in-chief on Tuesday in New York City, at an event with Senator Mitch McConnell for the National Republican Senatorial Committee .
The Daily Princetonian
Holt to retire from Congress
Eight-term Democratic U.S. Rep. Rush Holt announced his decision to retire on Tuesday in an email to supporters.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The Washington Post
For Chris Christie, a smart gun problem?
Following the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary, the Republican governor with White House fantasies but current political headaches signed 10 gun control measures into law.