Rep. Bill Pascrell
Congress has until Friday to pass a $40 billion spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security or it will shut down.
After a fatal collision earlier this month between a Metro-North train and a sport-utility vehicle in Valhalla, new concerns have been mounting about the safety of other rail crossings in the region.
Rep. Bill Pascrell, co-founder of the congressional Brain Injury Task Force said he also wants the league’s commissioner to establish penalties for violating concussion protocols.
It seems Sen. Robert Menendez is a little tired of hearing about New York hosting the Super Bowl.
Tens of thousands of federal workers in New York City continue to feel the impact as the partial government shutdown continues.
The Italian government announced it will shut down the Newark office in March to help save money. A smaller vice consulate offering limited services will remain open in Trenton.
The New Jersey Democrat notes that the tax rate on guns has remained flat since 1955. For ammunition, the tax rate has been unchanged since 1941.
Sen. Frank Lautenberg passed away around 4 a.m. Monday at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell due to complications from viral pneumonia, his office said.
Many remembered the nation’s oldest senator and last World War II veteran in the Senate as a dedicated public servant who fought for the people of New Jersey.
President Barack Obama is in damage control mode Thursday, trying to get out ahead of a trifecta of scandals dogging his administrations.
The wife of a retired FBI agent missing since a 2007 trip to Iran is being honored in Queens Wednesday night by the National Police Defense Foundation.
The automatic across-the-board spending cuts took effect Friday after neither side could reach a deal to avoid the sequester and President Obama signed the order.
“If you think there were long lines before, you’re not going to be able to imagine what it’s going to be when we have the furloughs,” the Transportation Security Administration’s Justin Bourque told WCBS 880 reporter Peter Haskell.
The $85 billion budget-cutting mechanism could affect everything from commercial flights to classrooms to meat inspections.
Rep. Bill Pascrell took time Thursday tour the Bergen County Technical Schools campus in Teterboro and tout his jobs plan.