Menendez On Expected Corruption Charges: 'I Have Always Conducted Myself Appropriately'Attorney General Eric Holder has approved prosecutors' request to move forward with the charges, CBS News reported.
NJ Officials Speak Out Against Offshore Oil, Gas DrillingNew Jersey lawmakers are again speaking out against plans by the Obama administration to open up part of the Atlantic Coast to offshore oil and gas drilling.
NY, NJ Lawmakers Call For Eliminating Tourist Helicopter Flights Along Hudson RiverSen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) were among many who called for a ban on tourist helicopters along the waterway, saying they create an unacceptable racket and cause safety concerns.
Menendez Leading Charge On Fresh Iran Sanctions As Lawmakers Work To Build Veto-Proof MajorityAs of Friday afternoon, 59 senators now back a new sanctions package they say would increase the pressure on Iran to make nuclear concessions, congressional aides said. The count brings Congress closer to passing a bill the Obama administration considers a threat to a historic diplomatic opportunity.
Bail Stays At $250K For Bus Driver Charged In Fatal West New York CrashIdowu Daramola is charged with death by auto, reckless driving and using a cell phone while operating a vehicle.
Menendez: Bipartisan Bill 'Fixes Our Broken Immigration System'The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act was negotiated by four Democrats and four Republicans and was formally filed on the Senate floor around 2 a.m. Wednesday morning.
AP Investigation: New Link Found Between Menendez, Wealthy DonorThe disclosure reflects the latest intersection between the New Jersey Democrat who is the subject of an ethics inquiry on Capitol Hill and the Florida doctor involved in a federal criminal investigation.
Blame Game Continues As Sequester Takes HoldThe automatic across-the-board spending cuts took effect Friday after neither side could reach a deal to avoid the sequester and President Obama signed the order.