Menendez Co-Sponsors Bill To Help Unemployed Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced today that he is co-sponsoring legislation to help New Jersey’s veterans get back to work. The “VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011” combines components in the President’s American Jobs Act and additional initiatives to boost employment opportunities for veterans.

Repatriation Con Games

Lobbyists are storming Capitol Hill, pushing a tax holiday that would give billions of dollars in tax breaks to less than 1 percent of American businesses – and stick the other 99 percent with the bill. But of course, they can’t say that. So tax holiday advocates are using a high-powered version of the email con known as the “Nigerian scam.”

Police Chase Ends In Car Crash

LINDEN – A police chase that injured an officer and went through Linden and Roselle ended when the suspect’s car hit another vehicle and went airborne before landing on its roof and striking a house on the 1000 block of Seib Avenue in Elizabeth Saturday, authorities said.