Sen. Robert Menendez

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FEMA At Odds With Sandy Victims Over Funds That Were Never Supposed To Be Allocated

One Ocean County woman left homeless by Hurricane Sandy has been struggling to rebuild. She recently learned the agency that gave her the money to get back on her feet, wants it all back.

12/10/2014

The new fire station in Bayonne, New Jersey. (Credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

Bayonne, New Jersey Dedicates First New Fire Station In Over 80 Years

Bayonne, New Jersey on Monday dedicated the first standalone fire station to be built in the city in more than 80 years.

11/17/2014

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Sen. Robert Menendez Presses For Sandy Insurance Probe

Insurance companies might face more scrutiny over how they are handling flood damage claims from Superstorm Sandy.

11/14/2014

Sen. Menendez proposes legislation to curb flow of counterfeit dresses into U.S. (Credit: Sen. Menendez's Office)

Sen. Menendez Cracks Down On Counterfeit Wedding And Prom Gowns Entering US

An estimated 700,000 counterfeit bridal and prom dresses make their way into the country each year, costing U.S. shops over $1 billion a year, Menendez said.

10/03/2014

Sen. Robert Menendez (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Menendez Wants Tougher Sanctions For Russia

Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said after meeting with leaders and locals, there’s no doubt Russia has invaded Ukraine.

09/01/2014

WWII veteran Francis MacNair was presented with medals that he earned nearly 70 years ago. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nearly 70 Years Later, NJ Vet Finally Receives Medals Earned In World War II

MacNair enlisted in the Army in 1941. He served first as a medic and later with the special forces as part of a glider operation. He vividly remembers a close call that he had in France.

08/22/2014

People stand in the Delta Airlines terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport July 22, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Sen. Ted Cruz Demands Answers On FAA Flight Ban To Israel

Questions remain about the Federal Aviation Administration’s ban on flights to Israel earlier this week and whether it was based on safety or politics.

07/25/2014

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Menendez Calls For DOJ Probe Into Alleged Plot By Cuban Government

New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez has called for an investigation after he said the Cuban government tried to smear him with allegations that he cavorted with underage prostitutes.

07/08/2014

US Senator Cory Booker (R), D-NJ, poses with Senator Robert Menendez, D-NJ, after Booker's cermonial swearing-in in the Old Senate Chamber at the US Capitol on October 31, 2013 in Washington, DC.  AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Senators Fight Trucking Regulation Rollback In Wake Of Tracy Morgan Crash

In the wake of a crash that critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan, New Jersey’s two senators were seeking Tuesday to block a measure they said would roll back safety regulations on the trucking industry.

06/16/2014

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Sen. Robert Menendez Aims To Keep Hidden Airline Fees Grounded

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez is fighting against sticker shock when it comes to airfares.

05/05/2014

Artist rendering of artificial islands plan. (credit: WXY/West 8/Stevens Institute of Technology)

One Idea For Protecting NY, NJ From Powerful Storms: Man-Made Islands

The “Blue Dunes” proposal is part of Rebuild By Design, a competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to come up with novel ways to protect against the next big storm.

03/30/2014

Sen. Robert Menendez (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Menendez/Grimm Flood Insurance Affordability Bill Passes, Awaits President’s Signature

Congress passed a bill Thursday scaling back what had been drastic increases in flood insurance rates for many homeowners. It passed in the Senate by a vote of 72 to 22.

03/14/2014

FILE -- This Staten Island home was badly flooded during Superstorm Sandy. (credit: Getty Images)

House OKs Bill Rolling Back Huge Flood Insurance Premium Hikes

The bill would allow sellers to pass along their subsidized, below-market insurance rates to new buyers and lower the limit on how much flood insurance premiums can rise each year. The measure was approved 306-91.

03/04/2014

FILE - Road salt sits in a storage depot. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ To Get Much-Needed Shipment Of Road Salt

The cargo ship is to arrive from Chile on Thursday. The salt is being supplied by International Salt, a primary supplier for the state.

02/20/2014

FILE - A worker  loads salt trucks.  (Photo by Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Sen. Booker: New Jersey Will ‘Be Able To Get The Salt That It Needs’

New Jersey was expected to receive a critical supply of rock salt that was held up by the Department of Homeland Security because it was being carried on a foreign ship.

02/18/2014

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