N.J. Lawmakers Furious After Report Questioning How Sandy Housing Funds Were SpentTwo New Jersey lawmakers have called upon Gov. Chris Christie to respond to a government watchdog report questioning how the state spent millions in housing funds after Superstorm Sandy.
CDC Report: 69 Percent Of Student Athletes With Concussion Symptoms Don't Report ItStanding in front of the football field at Garfield High School, officials from the CDC and Rep. Bill Pascrell discussed the new report on Tuesday.
Recent Shootings Spark Renewed Calls For Tougher Gun Control LawsRep. Bill Pascrell said both sides need to stop finger pointing and come together.
NJ Congressman: Put Woman On $20 Bill, Not $10Rep. Bill Pascrell says he's all for a woman on a bill, but that Alexander Hamilton should keep his place on the $10.
Rep. King Calls On Republicans To Pass Homeland Security BillCongress has until Friday to pass a $40 billion spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security or it will shut down.
N.J. Congressman Calls On State To Improve Dangerous Railroad CrossingsAfter 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.
NJ Congressman Wants Big Ten Probe After Concussed Michigan QB Left In GameRep. 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.
Lawmakers Want To See More Jersey Pride In Run-Up To Super Bowl XLVIIIIt seems Sen. Robert Menendez is a little tired of hearing about New York hosting the Super Bowl.
Furloughed New York City Workers To Congress: 'End This Shutdown Now'Tens of thousands of federal workers in New York City continue to feel the impact as the partial government shutdown continues.
Newark's Italian Consulate To Close This SpringThe 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.
Pascrell Pushes For Higher Taxes On Guns, AmmoThe 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.
New Jersey Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg Dies At 89Sen. Frank Lautenberg passed away around 4 a.m. Monday at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell due to complications from viral pneumonia, his office said.