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Pallone would ban cosmetic plastic microbeads




WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) introduced legislation, the Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2014, that would prohibit the sale or distribution of personal care products that contain synthetic plastic microbeads.   These small bits of plastic, used as exfoliants…

Mikulak dies at 65




STATE — Former Assemblyman Stephen A. Mikulak, a resident of Colonia section of Woodbridge Township died Monday, June 16 at the JFK Medical Center in Edison.  Mikulak was a Republican who served two terms in the New Jersey General Assembly,…

Seal a Deal or Heal for Real?




Hoping to finalize his signature domestic policy initiative before he delivers his first State of the Union address in a few short weeks, President Barack Obama sat down with top Democratic leaders from Capitol Hill at the White House on Wednesday.