These federal funds will ensure that the roads going through Sandy Hook are rebuilt so people can once again access and take advantage of all that it has to offer ... We'll continue fighting for New Jersey to make sure every square mile is rebuilt and restored to its prior beauty.
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Lautenberg returns to DC
WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg was back in the Capitol for the second time since February this afternoon, but he didn’t immediately speak to reporters. Lautenberg, a Democrat, voted at a committee hearing to help break an impasse on from Philly.com Read more »
Panel poised to approve EPA nominee
Republicans on the Environment and Public Works Committee boycotted last week’s committee vote because they want the EPA to hand over more information and data used in crafting regulations opposed by Republicans and industry. The Senate Environment and P from The Hill Read more »
Lautenberg to return for Thurs meeting
WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg is expected back in Washington Thursday to help advance President Obama’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, spokesman Caley Gray confirmed Tuesday. Lautenberg’s attendance woul from Philly.com Read more »
Booker pulling in the cash from outside N.J.
WASHINGTON - How do you raise $1.9 million in three months? If you're Newark Mayor Cory Booker, you tap into a network of admirers that includes some of Hollywood's biggest producers, media moguls, and name-brand developers. Then you bring in Wolfgang Pu from Philadelphia Inquirer Read more »
Timothy Johnson: Jennifer Rubin Makes Irrational Argument Against Proposal To Crack Down On Explosives Access
The Senate proposal, originally sponsored by Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), but being shepherded by Reid in his absence, would require a background check to "purchase black powder, black powder substitute, or smokeless powder, in any quantity." Furthermor from Media Matters for America Read more »