New Jersey federal lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle who support the state's bid to legalize sports betting look forward to the airing that the matter will have before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Calling President Donald Trump's executive order to expand oil and natural gas exploration off the Eastern seaboard a "dangerous step" that threatens jobs and the coastal environment, U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Representative Frank Pallone (D-6) counter with plans to reintroduce the Clean Ocean and Safe Tourism (COAST) Act.
Slowly-emerging details of proposed methods to pay for President Trump's wall on the Mexican border draw withering response from Jersey Shore legislators on Capitol Hill, and from grassroots Superstorm Sandy activists - because one component would be a surcharge on premiums in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Amid the animosity thrown at New Jersey Congressional Republicans over attendance at public meetings in their districts, or lack of it, no one's been lobbing slurs at Democrats. So it seems likely that Monmouth Democrat Frank Pallone (D-6) can expect a comparative walk in the park when he conducts one on Sunday, March 26, in Highland Park.
****Shortly after the completion of this article, Attorney General Sessions recused himself from the federal investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 race for the White House***
Responding to allegations that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions communicated with Russian officials during Donald Trump's Presidential campaign, Jersey Shore Republicans in Congress urge an influence-
Prospective slashes in summer flounder catch limits sought by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) would be delayed pending new analyses, under federal legislation being crafted by a Democrat and a Republican from the Jersey Shore