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Totowa receives fire grant
Three towns in Bergen and Passaic counties are getting federal grant money to aid their emergency service operations.
Obama Looks to Congress and Vice Versa to Kick Off U.S. Tax Code Overhaul
President Barack Obama and
congressional leaders haven’t determined a clear path to an overhaul of
the U.S. tax code, in part because no one wants to be the first to
propose taking away popular tax breaks.
Dow Jones Newswires:
US Senate Democrats Propose Cuts To Oil, Gas Subsidies
WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- Senate
Democrats, looking to eliminate subsidies for oil and gas companies,
introduced a bill Wednesday that they say will raise $20 billion over
the next 10 years.
Shore News Today:
$51,000 grant to help support county homeless
EGG HARBOR CITY – Just days after
it was announced that homelessness had increased in Atlantic County over
2009, Career Opportunity Development, Inc. in Egg Harbor City was named
the recipient of a $51,442 federal homeless assistance grant.
The Jersey Journal :
Senator Menendez congratulates Stevens Institute on presidential award
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez congratulated the Stevens Institute today as its Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education (CIESE) received the prestigious Presidential Awards for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring.
NATIONAL MALL: Menendez pushes to keep solar decathlon on National Mall
The Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon garnered rave reviews from members of Congress during its previous four appearances on the National Mall.
Schumer and Menendez: Seniors Could Lose Drug Rebates Under Repeal
Democratic Sens. Charles Schumer (N.Y.) and Bob Menendez (N.J.) warned Sunday that repealing the health care overhaul law could force seniors to refund the government $250 for prescription drug rebate checks that they received last year under the statute.
My Central Jersey:
FEMA grant money available for South Amboy, North Plainfield firefighters
NEWARK — U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Frank Lautenberg today announced eight New Jersey fire departments received $454,292 through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program.
Put Women in the Constitution
Yesterday morning, while John Boehner was leading the House of Representatives in what David Corn called the "weaponizing" of the Constitution, I stood in front of the Capitol with Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NJ), Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) and other leaders of women's rights organizations to talk about what's missing from that document.
Galloway Fire Department to Receive $97,318 in AFG Money
The Oceanville Volunteer Fire Company No. 1
in Galloway Township will receive grant money to replace outdated an air
compressor and air packs.
Feds offer to sharply reduce $271 million NJ asked to pay on scuttled tunnel
The nation’s top transportation official is offering to sharply reduce the $271 million that the Federal Transit Administration says New Jersey owes for work on the cancelled Hudson River commuter train tunnel, the state’s two senators said Wednesday.
$4.3B haul spurs calls for airlines to disclose 'hidden' fees
A New Jersey senator said Tuesday that much of the record $4.3 billion U.S. airlines took in for checking bags and changing tickets the first nine months of the year were "hidden" fees that caught passengers by surprise.
The Wall Street Journal :
Feds Offer Discount on New Jersey’s Tunnel Debt
Like a Christmas shopper on a budget, New Jersey is finding it can be expensive to return unwanted gifts.