Senator Robert Menendez

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

Yarelis Bonilla (credit: CBS 2)

Elizabeth Girl Gets Bone Marrow Transplant After Visa Flap Resolved

A 5-year-old New Jersey girl with leukemia has received a bone marrow transplant from her older Salvadoran sister whose initial attempt to come to the United States was blocked.

01/25/2012

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

NJ Senator: Democrats Not Bluffing On Tax Package

Many people thought Democrats were just playing possum when they said they wouldn’t vote for the tax cut. One local senator said those people are sorely mistaken.

12/10/2010

Debit cards

N.J. Sen. Menendez Going After Prepaid Debit Cards

Consumers are crying foul over prepaid debit cards that often contain fees that eat up a big chunk of the card’s value. Now, a local lawmaker is proposing some tough regulations on the card industry.

12/06/2010