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.
Senator Menendez joins Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chair Jeff Bingaman, Senate Foreign Relations Chairman John Kerry, Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chair Barbara Boxer at a press conference to discuss Democrats’ next steps on The Clean Energy Jobs and Oil Spill Accountability Act introduced by Democrats last month.
Troop 331 from Holmdel, NJ spend the day in Washington, DC. The group visited the Capitol and met with Senator Menendez during their visit. Senator Menendez presented the troop with a book on 100 years of Boy Scout activities for the troop's archives.
Senators Menendez, Sherrod Brown, Jeanne Shaheen and Barbara Boxer hold a press conference to discuss The Clean Energy Jobs and Oil Spill Accountability Act introduced by Democrats earlier this week. This crucial legislation will create jobs, lower consumers’ energy costs, protect the environment, and hold BP accountable for the Gulf Coast oil spill.