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November 2019
Star Ledger: Menendez: As the Supreme Court debates DACA, my heart will be with the Dreamers

Today, I will be inside the Supreme Court to hear oral arguments on the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. As I listen, my heart will be with the almost 17,000 Dreamers from New Jersey and especially with those who will travel to Washington to stand outside the court as nine justices consider the case that will decide their futures.

NBC: Immigrants — and DACA — make America great. And I urge the Supreme Court to agree.

Tuesday, I will be inside the Supreme Court to hear oral arguments on the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. As I listen, my heart will be with Dreamers from across the country who will travel to Washington to stand outside as nine justices consider the cases that will likely decide their future

CHERRY HILL COURIER-POST : North Camden infrastructure improvements target streets, sewers, water

Norcross was in Camden — where he lives, several blocks away on the other side of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge — Monday afternoon along with his congressional colleague U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, to tout $16.2 million in federally-funded Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) work.

CBS 3 PHILLY : Major Infrastructure Project Fixing Long-Neglected Streets In Camden

“As we enhance safety for Camden residents, we take pride in knowing this project will also contribute to the city’s continued economic renaissance,” Sen. Bob Menendez said.

LA Times: Trump administration begins formal U.S. withdrawal from Paris climate agreement

Democrats in Congress panned the move. New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released a statement calling it “one of the worst examples of President Trump’s willful abdication of U.S. leadership.”

MILITARY.com : Senator Wants to Expedite Valor Medals for Dog Team that Took Down ISIS Kingpin

Sen. Bob Menendez, the lawmaker responsible for introducing legislation to create the Defense Department's first official award for military working dogs, sent a letter last week to Defense Secretary Mark Esper, advocating for speedy commendations for the handlers and dogs involved in the Oct. 26 raid -- most notably the Belgian Malinois that chased Baghdadi into a tunnel before he detonated a suicide vest.

AFP: US formally starts withdrawal from Paris climate accord

Robert Menendez, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said that the Trump administration has "once again thumbed its nose at our allies, turned a blind eye to the facts and further politicized the world's greatest environmental challenge."

October 2019
Reuters: Democratic senator seeks review of Pompeo adherence to bar on political activities

Senator Bob Menendez, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, cited three official visits Pompeo has made since March to his home state of Kansas in requesting the review by the U.S. Office of Special Counsel.

News 12 NJ: KIYC investigation finds NJ may not be ready for next major storm like Sandy

Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez proposed legislation to reform the flood insurance program, but the bill has not made much headway. “Without real reform, we can expect the same exact problems we faced after Superstorm Sandy when the next storm comes," Menendez says.

Wall Street Journal: Sen. Bob Menendez Seeks Hatch Act Probe of Mike Pompeo’s Trips to Kansas

New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, submitted the complaint in a letter to the Office of Special Counsel calling for a review into Mr. Pompeo’s activities for potentially violating the Hatch Act

Wichita Eagle: New Jersey Democrat wants review of whether Pompeo’s Kansas trips violated law

In a Tuesday letter, New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez asked the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, an independent federal agency, to review whether Pompeo’s trips to the state violated the Hatch Act, a 1939 law that limits the campaign activities of most federal employees, including cabinet secretaries.

Patch: 7 Years Later, Some Sandy Victims Still Not Home

On Monday, Sen. Robert Menendez met with Toms River resident Doug Quinn as Quinn and his family finally moved into their rebuilt home. Menendez has continued to call for Congress to pass comprehensive reforms to the National Flood Insurance Program that include increased homeowner protections and investment in mitigations and resiliency.

NPR: House Rebukes Turkey With Votes On Sanctions, Armenian Genocide

There is a bipartisan Senate resolution by Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, recognizing the Armenian genocide as well. Republican Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida and Cory Gardner of Colorado are among the co-sponsors. All four senators are members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. However, the Senate plays a more direct role in shaping foreign policy and tends to take a less reactionary stance on such issues. There is no current plan to bring the resolution up for a Senate vote.

CBS NY: 7 Years After Superstorm Sandy, Sen. Bob Menendez Aims To Revamp Flood Insurance System With New Bill

Monday, in front of Quinn’s home and surrounded by grassroots organizations fighting to “bring the Jersey Shore home,” Sen. Bob Menendez announced his NFIP Reauthorization and Reform Act.

NJ.COM: 7 years after Hurricane Sandy deluged his house, N.J. resident recounts the long journey home

At a news event Monday with U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, several members of the non-profit New Jersey Organizing Project shared their post-Sandy stories with Quinn’s rebuilt home as the backdrop.

NEWS 12 NJ: Menendez tours Sandy victims’ new home; touts flood reform bill

Sen. Bob Menendez toured the newly rebuilt home of a Superstorm Sandy victim ahead of the seventh anniversary of the storm.


NJTV: Seven years after Sandy, a call to reform nation’s flood insurance program

Sen. Bob Menendez came to Toms River on Monday, seven years after Superstorm Sandy laid waste to much of the Jersey Shore, to press his case for reform of the nation’s flood insurance program, accompanied by a family that just recently got to move back into their home.

WCBS 880: Hundreds Still Struggling To Rebuild, 7 Years After Superstorm Sandy

Seeing how families continue to struggle, Sen. Bob Menendez proposed reforms to the flood insurance program, saying his bill would've helped consumers.

The Washington Post: 700 still not rebuilt 7 years after Superstorm Sandy in NJ

U.S. Sen Robert Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat, held a news conference Monday at the newly rebuilt home of Doug Quinn and Heather Shapter in Toms River. He and the couple supported pending legislation that would ease proposed federal flood insurance premium increases.

NBC News: Senators advance bill requiring carbon monoxide detectors in public housing

The bill, introduced in July by Sens. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Bob Menendez, D-N.J., advanced as an amendment by Scott to the annual legislation that funds the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Transportation.

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