You can call it the Affordable Care Act 2.0 as the new legislation, The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Ehancement Act, is aimed at providing financial relief for residents by lowering the costs of health care and prescription drugs.
When the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) set aside almost a billion dollars for flood mitigation, New Jersey sought $300 million, say Democrats representing the state in the House of Representatives. So how did the state manage to obtain only $15 million?
About a year and a half after it was first announced by shore Congressman Frank Pallone (D-6), the Army Corps of Engineers embarks on the last leg of the 21-mile Sea Bright-to-Manasquan post-Superstorm beach replenishment project.
Shore lawmakers and environmental activists are getting their wish when it comes to the controversial plan to allow offshore oil drilling off the Atlantic coast.
Well, part of it, anyway.
Federal officials have announced a public hearing on the plan to be held in Atlantic City next week...
Funding for the U-S Department of Homeland Security runs out at the end of the month and a shut-down is looming unless House Republicans immediately pass clean legislation to keep it open, according to Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ).