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.
Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) joins a dinner meeting of The Central Bergen Sunset Rotary Club at the Bonefish Grill, Crowne Plaza Hotel in Paramus, where he had the opportunity to discuss the economy and his efforts in the Senate to help New Jersey families and businesses.
Senator Menendez (D-NJ) holds a news conference to highlight Bergen County Communinity Partnership Inc's green jobs training program and $1 million in Recovery Act funding it received to continue training and placing workers in jobs to make homes and businesses more energy efficient. Menendez was joined by students, instructors, directors, graduates and employers to announce the federal funding. After the press conference concluded, Senator Menendez toured the facilities where students receive training.
Senator Menendez (D-NJ) participates as "Grand Marshall" in India's Independence Day parade in Jersey City sponsored by the Indo-American Senior Citizen's Association and other organizations. The event celebrated the 64th anniversary of India's independence.