New Jersey Given Almost $1.5B In Federal Transit GrantsSenator 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.
Schumer, Menendez Fight Proposal That Could Allocate Sandy Funds For Nationwide UseSen. Schumer called the possibility of HUD opening up remaining Sandy funding for a national resiliency competition, unacceptable.
NJ Pols Seek Federal Guidelines For Concussion TreatmentRep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. said his measure titled ConTACT Act would help prevent and treat sports-related head injuries and concussions.
Obama Announces Bipartisan Pact On Tax CutsThe 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.