Rep. King Calls On Republicans To Pass Homeland Security BillCongress has until Friday to pass a $40 billion spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security or it will shut down.
N.J. Congressman Calls On State To Improve Dangerous Railroad CrossingsAfter a fatal collision earlier this month between a Metro-North train and a sport-utility vehicle in Valhalla, new concerns have been mounting about the safety of other rail crossings in the region.
NJ Congressman Wants Big Ten Probe After Concussed Michigan QB Left In GameRep. Bill Pascrell, co-founder of the congressional Brain Injury Task Force said he also wants the league's commissioner to establish penalties for violating concussion protocols.
Lawmakers Want To See More Jersey Pride In Run-Up To Super Bowl XLVIIIIt seems Sen. Robert Menendez is a little tired of hearing about New York hosting the Super Bowl.
Furloughed New York City Workers To Congress: 'End This Shutdown Now'Tens of thousands of federal workers in New York City continue to feel the impact as the partial government shutdown continues.
Newark's Italian Consulate To Close This SpringThe Italian government announced it will shut down the Newark office in March to help save money. A smaller vice consulate offering limited services will remain open in Trenton.
Pascrell Pushes For Higher Taxes On Guns, AmmoThe New Jersey Democrat notes that the tax rate on guns has remained flat since 1955. For ammunition, the tax rate has been unchanged since 1941.
New Jersey Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg Dies At 89Sen. Frank Lautenberg passed away around 4 a.m. Monday at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell due to complications from viral pneumonia, his office said.
Friends, Colleagues React To Passing Of Sen. Frank LautenbergMany 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.
President Obama Says He Was Unaware Of IRS Targeting Before Scandal BrokePresident Barack Obama is in damage control mode Thursday, trying to get out ahead of a trifecta of scandals dogging his administrations.
Missing Ex-FBI Agent's Wife Being Honored In QueensThe wife of a retired FBI agent missing since a 2007 trip to Iran is being honored in Queens Wednesday night by the National Police Defense Foundation.