Category: National

[OPINION] The Surprising Pro-Environment Business Segment

The climate proposals recently announced by the President will divide the business community. Fossil fuel companies will be alarmed and clean energy businesses will be encouraged. But one segment of the business community seems united in its support of limits on power plant emissions and other policies to protect the environment: small business owners.

Pallone: We Cannot Allow Children & Families To Go Hungry

NEW BRUNSWICK – At a visit today to Elijah’s Promise in New Brunswick, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. held a press conference with local hunger advocates decrying cuts to the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP or food stamps) on the heels of House Republicans’ latest effort to dismantle the program. Yesterday, House Republicans voted to remove critical SNAP funding from the Farm Bill, which would effectively kill the program.