Category: State News

[PHOTO] Senator Meets With VFW Members

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) this week met with New Jersey members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) organization. Among the topics discussed at their meeting was how the federal government can better assist our veterans’…

Eminent Domain Bill Clears Senate Committee, Would Update Redevelopment Procedures

Legislation that would rework some of the procedures used by local governments to their redevelopment powers cleared a State Senate committee earlier this week. The bill, S-2447, codifies certain protections to property owners which were decided in court decisions in recent years, and also would provide a negotiation alternative to using eminent domain in local redevelopment projects.