The grant will provide $800 million in federal dollars to replace the a key link on the NJ Transit rail lines.
President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States today.
Sen. Cory Booker said the Senate needs to conduct an impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
Reps. Mikie Sherrill and Josh Gottheimer announced they are backing efforts to either have the 25th Amendment evoked by Vice President Mike Pence and members of the Trump Cabinet or impeach the President for a second time.
Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. Donald Payne signaled that will support the attempts have President Trump removed from office before his term ends Jan. 20.
North Jersey News Roundup for Jan. 7, 2021 recaps the attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.
Congressional leaders completed the certification of the Electoral College results hours after a mob of protestors overtook the Capitol Building.
Sen. Menendez was able to secure a one-year extension of Sandy-related Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief funds allocated for the projects, which was set to expire Sept. 30, 2022.
President Donald Trump pressured Georgia’s Republican secretary of state to “find” him enough votes to overturn the presidential election
For the first three days of 2021, 14,682 new COVID-19 cases and 166 deaths connected to the coronavirus were reported.
The College Athletes Bill of Rights was designed to guarantee fair and equitable compensation for college athletes, in addition to enforceable health and safety standards.
The bill was blocked on the floor by Kentucky’s Sen. Rand Paul, who insisted the same privacy protection be afforded to elected Members of Congress.
NJ Transit met its end-of-year implementation deadline and has now been certified by the Federal Railroad Administration.
New Jersey lawmakers, while pleased with the $900 billion package, say more aid is needed.