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  • — by Jonathan D. Salant
    Menendez, D-N.J., will introduce legislation Wednesday to create a nonpartisan panel. His measure was co-sponsored in the Senate by Maine Republican Susan Collins and in the House by New Jersey Democrat Tom Malinowski and Florida Republican Mario Diaz Balart. Read More
  • — by John Heinis
      U.S. Rep. Albio Sires (D-8) and U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) are amount countless dignitaries paying tribute to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, stating that her legacy “has forever changed America for the better.” “Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the very best of us. She has made our country a more... Read More
  • — by John Bowden
    The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee requested documents from the director of national intelligence on Monday detailing what he called President Trump's "close ties" to Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdo?an. In a letter to Robert O'Brien, Sen. Bob Menendez(D-N.J.) called on the intelligence community to produce documents... Read More
  • — by Alex Gangitano
      Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) led a group of Democratic senators to call for the National Rifle Association (NRA) Foundation to be immediately removed from the list of charities eligible to solicit and receive contributions from federal employees on Friday. Twelve senators, including Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.),... Read More
  • — by Terri West
      President Donald Trump’s move to thwart voting by mail during the coronavirus pandemic by denying emergency aid to the U.S. Postal Service is “straight out of a dictator’s playbook,” U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez said Monday morning. It is the job of Senate Democrats to maintain pressure to protect the U.S Postal Service,... Read More
  • — by Juliet Kaszas-Hoch
      COVID-19 has taken a severe toll on restaurants and bars. In an effort to aid these businesses, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez has cosponsored the Restaurants Act, which, if enacted, would provide $120 billion in federal relief for local food service, drinking establishments and caterers that have suffered financial losses due to... Read More
  • — by Mike Dougherty
      New Jersey U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez is holding Amazon’s feet to the fire after a report uncovered hundreds of complaints about its products going up in flames.  Phone chargers, surge protectors and dozens of other electrical items under the AmazonBasics brand have helped people navigate their newfound work-from-home... Read More
  • — by David Danzis
      New Jersey has received more than $75.7 million in federal funding to support the state’s response and recovery to the novel coronavirus.  U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, both Democrats, announced the state funding coming from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community... Read More
  • — by Nikita Biryukov
      U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez (D-North Bergen), Cory Booker (D-Newark) and 45 of their Democratic colleagues urged Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to rescind changes to U.S. Postal Service policy that would make sending mail-in ballots more costly. “Instead of taking steps to increase your agency’s ability to deliver for the American... Read More
  • — by Patricia Zengerle
      Democratic U.S. senators introduced a bill on Thursday that would require President Donald Trump to impose sanctions on any Russian involved in the alleged payment of bounties to militants for killing U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan.  The legislation would require Trump to certify whether the Russian government offered, ordered or... Read More
  • — by Sulaiman Abdur-Rahman
      Additional federal help is not on the way as America continues to battle an ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Many U.S. senators, including Bob Menendez of New Jersey, voted against a Republican-led stimulus proposal Thursday. “While Senate Democrats made our priorities clear and stood ready to negotiate,” Menendez said Thursday in a... Read More
  • — by Al Sullivan
      The Jersey City Economic Development Corporation will receive $550,000 as part of federal economic development funding designed to boost small business, US Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker announced earlier this month. The funding, the federal lawmakers said, is Jersey City’s share of a total of $17,360,000 procured for the state... Read More
  • — by Maggie Miller
      A group of Senate Democrats on Wednesday raised concerns around the ability of overseas U.S. voters to cast a ballot in the upcoming general election due to mail delays and COVID-19 interruptions. Senate Rules Committee ranking member Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Senate Foreign Relations Committee ranking member Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Sen.... Read More
  • — by Liz Carey
      U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Cory Booker (D-NJ), along with U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), Albio Sires (D-NJ), Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), Tom Malinowski (D-NJ), and Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ), announced Thursday the state would receive $248 million in federal funding for the Portal Bridge replacement project. Part of the U.S. Dept. of... Read More
  • — by Nikita Biryukov
      U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez (D-North Bergen), Cory Booker (D-Newark) and 45 of their Democratic colleagues urged Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to rescind changes to U.S. Postal Service policy that would make sending mail-in ballots more costly. “Instead of taking steps to increase your agency’s ability to deliver for the American... Read More
  • — by Larry Higgs
      NJ Transit’s aging bus garage in Wayne is getting a federally funded makeover, including equipment needed to make the switch from diesel-powered to electric buses. U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker and U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill, all D-N.J., announced Friday that NJ Transit received a $14.67 million grant from the U.S.... Read More
  •   Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who also serves on the Senate Finance Committee, joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss the next coronavirus relief package amid stalled negotiations on Capitol Hill. Senator Menendez criticized the inaction and lack or urgency from Senate... Read More
  • — by Nikita Biryukov
    U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez (D-North Bergen) and Cory Booker are in the process of drafting a bill that would make private federal judges’ personal information and introduce a host of other security measures for members of the judiciary following the attempted assassination of U.S. District Court Judge Esther Salas. Two weeks ago, Roy Den... Read More
  • — by Mark Satter
      The U.S. will begin pulling 12,000 troops, thousands more than previously disclosed, out of Germany within the next few weeks as part of a troop reduction effort that has been widely criticized by lawmakers, including members of President Donald Trump’s own party. The move, announced Wednesday by Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper, comes... Read More
  • — by Pranshu Verma
      Senate Democrats unveiled a report Tuesday highly critical of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s management of the State Department, two days before he is set to testify on Capitol Hill. The 46-page report, produced by Democratic staff members on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says Mr. Pompeo’s department is rife with what... Read More