WASHINGTON, D.C.— A federal investigation requested by U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) today revealed the failure of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to adequately gather information about airport security breaches and make improvements to airport security.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senators Fred Madden (D – Gloucester, Camden) and Raymond J. Lesniak (D – Union) that would provide prosecutors with an added tool for obtaining a conviction of vehicular homicide or assault by automobile against a person who is illegally using a cell phone while driving has cleared the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.
TRENTON – An Assembly panel on Monday advanced two separate Democratic measures that would allow the automatic expungement of criminal records of nonviolent offenders in certain situations.
TRENTON – Today, a coalition of environmental, labor, community and faith-based groups united at the Statehouse to call on legislators to protect New Jerseyans from dangerous fracking waste. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a form of natural gas drilling that produces toxic wastewater and drill cuttings.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide $1.6 million to reimburse Cranford Township for emergency repairs for an elementary school damaged by Hurricane Irene in August 2011, U.S. Sens. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced today.