Frank Lautenberg

New Jersey Senators Robert Menendez and Frank Lautenberg (Photos by Chip Somodevilla and Kris Connor/Getty Images)

New Jersey Senators Urging NHL Lockout To Be Resolved

U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Frank Lautenberg sent letters to the NHL and NHLPA urging the sides to end the lockout.


President Barack Obama pauses during his nomination acceptance speech at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 6, 2012 on the final day of the Democratic National Convention. (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

Top Obama Adviser: President’s DNC Speech Had Specifics

President Barack Obama charges onto the campaign trail Friday after urging voters Thursday night to stay optimistic that America can pull itself out of an economic rut.


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New York, New Jersey Senators Betting Pizza On Devils-Rangers Series

There’s more than a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals at stake in the Round 3 series between the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers.


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Sen. Lautenberg, Port Authority Exec Bill Baroni Get Heated About Toll Hikes On Capitol Hill

A hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday focused on an issue that is of major concern to commuters — high tolls. And New York and New Jersey are in the spotlight.


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Calls For Second Tunnel Grow After Third NJ Transit Service Disruption This Week

Trains are back on schedule for New Jersey Transit after a switch problem Friday disrupted morning service for commuters. 


Newark Mayor Cory Booker. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Launches Political Action Committee, Raising Speculation Of Senate Run

Newark Mayor Cory Booker has denied a run for higher office, but the Newark mayor recently launched Cory PAC.


Janet Napolitano in Trenton. (Photo/Steve Sandberg)

Napolitano Stands Firm On Airline Security Needs

The procedure for airline security screenings isn’t likely to change significantly so long as air travel’s terrorism threat remains, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Monday.


A few hundred unionized construction workers rallied in support of the rail tunnel saying "it would make [the] economy grow in New Jersey." (Photo/Levon Putney)

Senators, Union Workers Rally For Hudson Rail Tunnel

Several hundred union members turned out for a rally to support a second rail tunnel from New Jersey into Manhattan.


Rendering of new platform at New York Penn Station - Credit: ARC

Governor Christie Scraps NJ-NY Rail Tunnel

Citing the state’s inability to pay for cost overruns on the rail tunnel project, Gov. Christie said Thursday he would not put taxpayers on a “never-ending hook.”


Planes at Newark Liberty Airport

NJ Airports To Receive $13M In Federal Grants

Newark Airport will receive the biggest chunk of the money. It’s getting more than $4 million to rehabilitate and widen taxiways to accommodate larger aircraft.


E-Mail Raises Questions About NJ-NY Tunnel Funding

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — As early as March, Gov. Chris Christie’s administration may have been considering withholding the state’s $2.7 billion portion of money to pay for a new tunnel from New Jersey to Manhattan


Glastonbury Festival 2009 - Day 2

New Jersey Senator Gaga For Lady Gaga

Frank Lautenberg, the nation’s oldest senator, is a little monster. Lautenberg will hold a fundraiser at Lady Gaga’s Monster Ball Tour at the Verizon Center in Washington on Sept 7.