Middle-class families may have gotten some relief in the second quarter of 2012 due to slightly lower gasoline prices compared to the first quarter of the year, but billions of dollars in big profits continue to pile up at the Big Oil companies.
Prior to the shooting rampage at an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater earlier this month, the accused gunman sent a journal—replete with detailed drawings of his plans for the deadly assault—to a University of Colorado psychiatrist who he was seeing.
In the Nangarhar province near Afghanistan’s eastern border sits an abandoned police base, built with $4.5 million of U.S. taxpayer dollars and completed just 13 months ago. The base, known as Lal Por 2, is badly needed but remains empty because it lacks any viable water supply. No efforts are underway to add one.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie signed into law legislation to impose financial sanctions on Iran Tuesday.
SAYREVILLE—U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today announced that members of his constituent services staff will be at the Office of Assemblyman John Wisniewski in Sayreville on Thursday, Aug. 2, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. to help local residents with a wide variety of federal issues.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today announced his co-sponsorship of the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012.