WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted to cut almost $36 billion from the federal food stamps program in order to preserve the Pentagon budget from an automatic 10 percent cut that’s due to take effect because a supercommittee failed to reach an agreement on how to reduce the nation’s budget deficit last year.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senate Education Chair M. Teresa Ruiz and Senate Higher Education Chair Sandra Bolden Cunningham to ensure that New Jersey students born in the United States are provided equal access to college, regardless of their parents’ immigration status, was approved today by a Senate committee.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— A federal investigation requested by U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) today revealed the failure of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to adequately gather information about airport security breaches and make improvements to airport security.
FactCheck.org’s D’Angelo Gore takes a look at claims made in some recent television ads run by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce about the potential impact of the federal health reform law. He finds several important exaggerations and omissions.
Despite the propaganda being advanced by the government, the purpose of voter ID laws is not to eliminate voter fraud and protect the integrity of elections. Rather, their aim is to silence and suppress as many American voters as possible and increase the already widening chasm between the electorate and our government representatives.
STATE – While some New Jersey legislators may be excited about expanding Atlantic City gaming to the Internet, a majority of Garden State voters are against it.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Since the beginning of this year, Middlesex County has mourned the fire-related deaths of 11 County residents. Over the course of this series, you will be provided with safety tips that can prevent fires from happening, and could ultimately save lives.