NJ Senators Call For Extension Of Commuter Tax Benefit

WASHINGTON D.C. – New Jersey Senators Robert Menendez and Frank Lautenberg, both Democrats, joined 20 other legislators in a bipartisan letter to the Senate Finance Committee last week, urging the committee to extend a tax benefit for bus and train riders. The benefit would revert back to $125 a month as of Jan. 1, if the higher $230 a month figure is not reauthorized.

NJ Veterans Support Program Goes Nationwide

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), Congressman Rush Holt (D-NJ-12), officials from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and military leaders including David L. McGinnis, the Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs; General Craig R. McKinley, Chief, National Guard Bureau; Lt. General William E. Ingram Jr., Director of the Army National Guard; and Lt. General Jack C. Stultz, Chief, Army Reserve today announced the national launch of Vets4Warriors.

Clark Girl Scouts Spread Holiday Cheer

CLARK — Thanks to the Director of Recreation and Volunteer Service Recreation Director, Nancy Patel, the senior citizens in the Clark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center were in for a special treat on Friday, Dec. 9. Daisy Troop 407, led by Lori Menzo and Christa Kukan, organized carolers from fellow Daisy Troop 425 as well as the girls’ sibling Girl Scouts to gather together to sing holiday songs.