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Worries About Stalled Highway Construction If Federal Fund Goes Bankrupt

The Highway Trust Fund’s bankruptcy could delay ongoing projects like the construction on I-80, CBS 2′s Matt Kozar reported.

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NJ Lawmakers Robert Menendez, Frank Pallone Fight Against Offshore Oil Drilling

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, Rep. Frank Pallone and others held a news conference in Asbury Park on Wednesday to express their concerns about allowing drilling in the federal government’s next five-year energy plan, which begins in 2017.

07/02/2014

Tracy Morgan speaks on stage at Spike TV's "Don Rickles: One Night Only" on May 6, 2014, in New York City.  (Credit: Getty Images)

Tracy Morgan Transferred To Rehab Center

“He still has a long way to go,” Morgan’s publicist said in a statement Friday.

06/20/2014

Homes sit destroyed after superstorm Sandy on Oct. 30, 2012 in Breezy Point. (credit: Getty Images)

Schumer, Menendez Fight Proposal That Could Allocate Sandy Funds For Nationwide Use

Sen. Schumer called the possibility of HUD opening up remaining Sandy funding for a national resiliency competition, unacceptable.

04/27/2014

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Menendez Calls For Investigation Of Target Breach

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said consumers should be better protected and retailers who fail to safeguard information should be held accountable.

12/26/2013

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N.J. Senators To Fast In Support Of Immigration Reform

Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker are planning to take part in a 24-hour fast in an effort to get the House of Representatives to consider immigration reform legislation.

12/11/2013

Bus involved in fatal West New York crash, July 30, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Emergency Response Questioned In Fatal West New York Bus Crash

Bystanders who called 911 after a commuter bus hit a pole that fell onto a stroller in West New York, killing an 8-month-old, wondered why the emergency response took so long.

08/02/2013

Idowu Daramola in court on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Bail Stays At $250K For Bus Driver Charged In Fatal West New York Crash

Idowu Daramola is charged with death by auto, reckless driving and using a cell phone while operating a vehicle.

08/01/2013

Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Friends, Colleagues React To Passing Of Sen. Frank Lautenberg

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.

06/03/2013

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NHL Wipes Out 82 Regular-Season Games Through October 24

An NHL lockout has forced the cancellation of regular-season hockey games for the second time in seven years. The league on Thursday wiped out 82 games through Oct. 24 — beginning with four on Oct. 11, which would have been opening night.

10/04/2012

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.

10/01/2012

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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.

05/17/2012

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.

06/09/2011

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) holds a news conference - Washington, DC - Aug 5, 2009 - Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

NJ Supreme Court Rejects Recall Of Sen. Menendez

New Jersey’s Supreme Court says a tea-party group can’t continue with its effort to recall U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez.

11/18/2010

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.”

10/07/2010

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