Senator Bob Menendez
Senator Bob Menendez says the projects that will start over the next few months will work to stop flood-related problems like the ones after Superstorm Sandy two years ago.
Sen. Schumer called the possibility of HUD opening up remaining Sandy funding for a national resiliency competition, unacceptable.
Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. said his measure titled ConTACT Act would help prevent and treat sports-related head injuries and concussions.
The President announced a bipartisan agreement on year-end legislation to extend expiring tax cuts and renew jobless benefits as part of a sweeping attempt to strengthen the economic recovery.