Most Americans believe it is important to have a decent affordable place to live, and to provide affordable housing in their communities, including housing for low income families, a recent Zogby International poll commissioned by the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, as part of their Housing America Campaign, finds.
NEWARK – The U.S. Attorney’s Office has established an Election Day Hotline to receive and respond to reports of election irregularities, voter intimidation or any other activities that would interfere with a citizen’s right to vote on Nov. 2.
NEWARK – U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced yesterday that he has launched an investigation into the cancellation of the nation’s largest infrastructure project.
TRENTON – By early next year, New Jersey residents who are collecting unemployment will receive their benefits through direct deposit into their bank accounts or via debit cards. The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development will begin implementing the new system to eliminate paper checks by the end of the month.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the first national standards to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve fuel efficiency of heavy-duty trucks and buses earlier this week.
EDISON – With solar panels sprouting on utility poles and rooftops across the state, interest in solar and other renewable energy sources is clearly resonating across New Jersey.
STATE – The Sierra Club of New Jersey Chapter has endorsed Democrat Frank Pallone in his bid for re-election to represent the state’s 6th District in Congress. They cited Pallone’s record on environmental issues, calling him a “true leader.”
NEW BRUNSWICK – Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey, representing Healthy Families NJ and Parents as Teachers NJ, and the Nurse-Family Partnership® honored U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) as a champion of home visitation in support of America’s children earlier this month.
WOODBRIDGE – The National Organization for Women has endorsed Democrat Ed Potosnak in his bid to unseat Republican Congressman Leonard Lance.
Ed Potosnak, Democratic nominee for New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District, performed with the Rutgers Glee Club and alumni on Saturday October 25.