WASHINGTON, D.C. – Center for Economic and Policy Research Co-Directors Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot welcomed the Federal Reserve’s move this week to reduce emergency dollar borrowing costs for European banks.
WESTFIELD — Even as the nation’s economy continues to struggle through a third straight holiday season, the majority of Americans remain committed to charitable giving, according to a new American Red Cross poll.
NEW BRUNSWICK — An East Brunswick man has been sentenced to a 30-year prison term for fatally beating a 55-year-old woman in her apartment in Sayreville more than two years ago, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
Sen. Scott Brown’s campaign and his political action committee are hustling for millions of dollars from K Street lobbyists and Wall Street interests to keep the Massachusetts seat of iconic Democrat Edward M. Kennedy in Republican hands.
The Federal Election Commission deadlocked Thursday on whether wheel-heeled Super PACs can coordinate advertising with candidates.
The Obama Administration is disputing claims by two Republican senators that Michael Jackson’s physician mistakenly remained eligible to bill Medicare long after being convicted for his role in the singer’s 2009 death. But the lawmakers aren’t backing down.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The nation’s unemployment rate fell to 8.6 percent in November as the economy added 120,000 jobs, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. However, there are still 13.3 million unemployed workers.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A New Brunswick man was charged with three counts of third degree bias intimidation arising from a series of window-smashing incidents at Jewish businesses in Highland Park, and Jewish businesses and a school in New Brunswick and a religious center at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Thursday evening.
AREA – The Christmas season is in full swing, with many local communities planning a variety of holiday events this week.
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