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May 2010
Associated Press: Senate Dems: Make oil industry pay for inspections

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are calling for the Obama administration to improve inspections of deepwater oil rigs such as the one that exploded last month in the Gulf of Mexico. The lawmakers said oil companies should pay for the emergency inspections, not taxpayers.

The Record: Law aims to help depressed new moms

HACKENSACK, N.J. — Actress Brooke Shields and former New Jersey first lady Mary Jo Codey joined U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez in Ridgewood, N.J., on Monday to hail the passage of federal legislation to help women suffering from postpartum depression.

Daily Record: NJ Dems say no to offshore drilling

WASHINGTON — Four New Jersey Democrats are citing the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in urging a permanent end to drilling off U.S. shores.

The Jersey Journal: Hoboken University Medical Center gala to honor Sen. Menendez

Separate from the status of the hospital’s internal finances, an annual gala is being thrown to honor the Hoboken University Medical Center. This year’s celebration, labeled “Promenade of the Hudson,” will occur this Friday at the Westin Hotel  in Jersey City at 6:30 p.m.

The Jersey Journal: Hoboken University Medical Center gala to honor Sen. Menendez

Separate from the status of the hospital’s internal finances, an annual gala is being thrown to honor the Hoboken University Medical Center. This year’s celebration, labeled “Promenade of the Hudson,” will occur this Friday at the Westin Hotel  in Jersey City at 6:30 p.m.

April 2010
Time : Ripple Effects After an Offshore Oil-Rig Explosion

When a massive explosion occurred on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig off the coast of Louisiana on April 20, the first concern was for the 11 workers missing after the accident. A secondary fear was the environmental impact of the oil and natural gas that could be spilled in the accident — especially once the rig sank on April 22.

New Jersey Real Estate Rama: Lautenberg, Menendez Announce $1 Million to Help New Jersey Families Keep Their Homes

WASHINGTON  — Today, U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced nearly $1 million in funding for two New Jersey organizations to provide counseling to families and individuals facing foreclosure. The grants were awarded to the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency ($966,407) and Brand New Day, Inc. ($25,020). A total of $59.5 million were awarded to 35 state housing finance agencies (HFAs), 15 Housing and Urban Development-approved housing counseling intermediaries, and 81 community-based NeighborWorks organizations.

December 2009
Press of Atlantic City: Sen. Menendez seeks school concussion-research fund

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez has put forth legislation that could provide millions of dollars to prevent and treat concussions in young athletes.

Star Ledger: Airline fare fairness: Require airlines to be up-front on fees

Ray Kelly wanted his three grandkids home for Christmas, so he made a deal with his daughter and son-in-law: If they planned their weeklong European getaway around Thanksgiving instead, he would pick up the tab on the airfare as a holiday gift.

November 2009
Star Ledger: Menendez: Dems to push for public option

Democrats will continue to push for some version of the public option in the U.S. Senate, despite threats of a filibuster from two senators over the controversial provision in proposed health care legislation, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said.

The Jersey Journal : Sierra Club gives environmental award to Senator Menendez

Sen. Robert Menendez of Hoboken was presented with an Outstanding Achievement Award yesterday from the New Jersey Sierra Club.The New Jersey Sierra Club presented Sen. Robert Menendez (D-Hoboken) with its Outstanding Achievement Award yesterday for his "longstanding commitment to the environment and leadership on environmental issues.''

October 2009
Politico: A day in the life of Menendez

Sen. Robert Menendez speaks with Sen. Bill Nelson during the Senate Finance Committee’s markup of health care legislation on Sept. 29, 2009.

Huffington Post: Menendez Lays Down a Solar Challenge

One Senator has chosen to pay attention to The Solar Decathlon on the Mall and issue a challenge. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) has issued A Challenge to Universities. He opened with a strong statement of praise and support for The Solar Decathlon.

Courier Post Online: N.J. senators push to keep public option

New Jersey's U.S. senators and other advocates of a government-managed insurance plan are increasing their pressure on Congress to include the so-called public option in health care reform legislation.

NJ Biz: Menendez bolsters N.J. biotechs in insurance bill

The state’s biotechnology industry is now closer to securing federal tax credits to spur its research efforts. U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-Hoboken) has successfully inserted that proposal in the health insurance reform bill.

Today's Sunbeam: County included in disaster declaration

WASHINGTON - Salem County and 14 other New Jersey counties were given a "disaster declaration" recently for damage incurred by farmers by severe storms and heavy rainfall on several occasions since April.

Hudson Reporter: NJ health advocates ask Menendez to ‘keep the gloves on’

NJ Citizen Action, BlueWaveNJ, the NJ Main Street Alliance, Planned Parenthood NJ, Health Professionals & Allied Employees (HPAE), and the NJ Health Care for America Now (HCAN) Campaign delivered boxing gloves to Senator Robert Menendez at Bayonne City Hall to thank the senator for his strong support for real health care reform including a public health insurance option. Last week, Sept. 29, Senator Menendez voted for two key public option amendments in the Senate Finance Committee sponsored by Senators Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and Charles Schumer (D-NY). While the amendments did not pass, State advocates planned thank Menendez for his YES votes and ask him to “Keep the Gloves On” as he continues fighting for a strong health reform bill with a public option.

The Jersey Journal: Bayonne receives $3.5 million grant to construct new firehouse

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that Bayonne will receive a $3.5 million federal grant to build a new fire station on a 1.8 acre plot just north of the temporary station on Port Terminal Boulevard, according to today's Jersey Journal.

Associated Press : Gov't seeks ban on texting truckers, bus drivers

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Thursday it will seek to ban text messaging by interstate bus drivers and truckers and push states to pass their own laws against driving cars while distracted.

September 2009
Star Ledger: Down payment on safety needed at Teterboro Airport
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