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|NJToday: NJ to Receive $4.5 Million In Federal Transportation Funds|
The Bergen Record:
Renovated Space a Way of Saying Thanks
Hundreds of military veterans will have a place to entertain friends and family after military groups and politicians found the funds for the construction of a 7,942-square-foot multipurpose room at the Paramus Memorial Veterans Home.
|Sustainable Jersey Program Could Go Nationwide|
|Southern N.J. Officials Struggling with Damage from Weekend’s Heavy Rains|
|Jobs vs. Toll, Fare Hikes: Commuters, Union Members Disagree at Hearings|
Cape May County Herald:
Lautenberg, Menendez Announce Nearly $2 Million for New Jersey Airports
U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced the Federal Aviation Administration has awarded nearly $2 million to local New Jersey airports for safety improvements and to increase capacity.
N.J. Receives $4.5M in Grants from Department of Transportation for Ferry-Related Projects
The U.S. Department of Transportation believes in ferries.
|Sustainable States Act Brings Thriving NJ Greening Program to the Nation|
|Veterans’ Information Day, Job Fair Set for Sept. 14th|
The Jersey Journal:
Sen. Menendez Again Calls for Port Authority Audit, Christie Veto of Toll and Fare Hikes, and Breakdown of Agency’s Spending on the States
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is holding hearings today on proposed toll and fare increases.
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez had a statement read into the record at the bi-state agency reiterating a call for an audit of the Port Authority and for Gov. Chris Christie to veto the increases.
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|Cash-Strapped N.J. Police Departments to Receive $6M in Federal Aid|
Port Authority Toll and Fare Hikes May Be on Fast Track to a Veto
The Port Authority's billion-dollar toll hike proposal is on a fast track through public hearings today and slated for approval by the Port Authority board Friday. But look for Gov. Chris Christie and his New York counterpart, Andrew Cuomo, to slam on the brakes.
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|Children’s Health Day Gets Kids Ready for School|
|$11 Million for Community Development, Access to Housing for Low and Moderate Income Families|
|Menendez Asks Residents to Fight 30 Percent Cut in Transportation Funding|
Press of Atlantic City:
Menendez Says Stable FAA and NextGen Funding is Vital for Region
Securing stable funding for the Federal Aviation Administration is critically important to the future NextGen development slated to take place in the township, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said Thursday.