Rallying with New Jersey building trades workers, Senator Menendez touted the job creating potential of the Access to the Region’s Core (ARC) Tunnel project. The Senator was joined by Reps. Steve Rothman (D-NJ-09) and Frank Pallone (D-NJ-06), State Senator Barbara Buono, Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver and New Jersey State Building and Construction Trades Council President Bill Mullen to highlight the potential for thousands of construction jobs for New Jersey men and women that would be created by the ARC Tunnel project.
Senator Menendez joined East Orange Mayor Robert Bowser and other officials today to open the city’s first Senior Citizens’ Center. The facility, which will serve about 10,000 seniors and disabled adults each year, was built in part with $444,800 in federal funding secured by Senator Menendez.
Senator Robert Menendez speaks in memory of Tyler Clementi at a Garden State Equality ceremony at Rutgers University. Senator Menendez spoke on out against bullying and the need for tolerance in light of the terrible tragedy that befell Tyler Clementi.
Senator Robert Menendez attends a press conference in Teaneck, NJ where he announced $188 million for New Jerseys "Hardest Hit Fund" to help unemployed homeowners facing foreclosure keep their homes. This fund will create a mortgage safety new for those who need it most in these tough times where workers and families have been laid off from their jobs through no fault of their own.
Senator Menendez attends and offers remarks on his support for the Equal Rights Act at Alice Paul Institute’s “Women’s Equality Day 2010”. The event was organized in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Alice Paul Institute, the 90th Anniversary of the women’s suffrage movement, the 2010 induction of Alice Paul into the New Jersey Hall of Fame, and the 2010 release of the first Alice Paul biography.
On the one year anniversary of the Pan Am Flight 103 bomber’s release from a Scottish prison, U.S. Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) hold a news conference with the families of the victims of the terrorist attack. Menendez and Lautenberg discussed the ongoing efforts to investigate and gain full information about the circumstances surrounding Abdelbasset al-Megrahi’s release and released a new letter to the Libyan, Qatari, Scottish and British governments citing evidence of commercial pressures influencing his release.