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23 hrs ago | Advocate

Religious Exemptions or Not, Lobbying Continues for ENDA

While a series of major LGBT organizations announced this week that they would no longer support the current version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act because of its religious exemptions, other groups are forging ahead with plans to rally as much support for the bill as possible.

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Related Topix: Transgender, US News, Rodney Frelinghuysen, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jon Runyan, Frank LoBiondo

Wed Jul 09, 2014

NJ.com

Hunterdon 4-H members meet with Leonard Lance in Washington

Congressman Leonard Lance welcomed students from the nine 4-H Club of New Jersey to the House Energy and Commerce Committee during the group's weeklong trip to the Nation's Capital.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hunterdon County, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Six Montclair Youths Attend American Legion Jersey Boys State

Six distinguished students from Montclair attended a nationally acclaimed leadership and government expedition called American Legion Jersey Boys State .

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Related Topix: Montclair, NJ, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ, US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Republican

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Real Clear Politics

Moderates Endangered as Primaries Play Out

July is a relatively quiet month for congressional primaries. This past Tuesday night came and went without any votes cast -- or any news, surprising or not, about establishment vs. Tea Party candidates.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Social Security, Personal Finance, Republican, US House of Representatives, Recreational Vehicle, Coleman

TheAlternativePress.com

Lance Announces Committee Accomplishments

U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee member Leonard Lance today announced the release of a report highlighting the accomplishments of the committee during the first six months of 2014.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Patch.com

Curbing Hunger Extends Its Statewide Food Drive Into July

Submitted by Curbing Hunger Inc. Curbing Hunger Inc. is a non-profit organization based in Somerset County, N.J. Its mission is to raise food to supply hunger organizations during times when donations are low.

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Related Topix: Donald Payne, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Non-Profit, Republican, Somerset County, NJ, Essex County, NJ

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Patch.com

Mahwah Mayor Featured Municipal Speaker at NJ Boys State

The following was released to Patch by Boys State. On Monday, June 23, Mayor William Laforet, of Mahwah Township, addressed statesmen of the American Legion Jersey Boys State .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mahwah, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Cory Booker

NJ News Commons

Local Beat: Community responds to murder of Livingston teen

Local Beat is NJ News Commons' weekly roundup of the best and most topical reporting from local news sites around New Jersey.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Livingston, NJ, Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Gun reform supporters tell NJ congressmen not one more'

MORRISTOWN - As part of a national campaign seeking to prod elected officials into passing gun reform legislation, dozens of supporters dropped off thousands of postcards at the office of U.S. Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Rodney Frelinghuysen, US Politics, Scott Garrett, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, UC Santa Barbara

Asbury Park Press

Prieto pressing for TAG grants for DREAMers

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto speaks at a bill-signing ceremony on May 27, 2014 in Trenton.

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Related Topix: Trenton, NJ, Rodney Frelinghuysen, US Politics, Frank LoBiondo, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Newark Star-Ledger

Brian Doyle and Alex Kochanik to serve as Boys Nation Senators in Washington, D.C.

On Friday, June 27, the American Legion Jersey Boys State Board of Elections announced Brian J. Doyle and Alex Kochanik will serve as Boys Nation Senators, representing ALJBS and New Jersey, at the annual American Legion Boys Nation program in Washington D.C., from July 18-26.

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Related Topix: Audubon, NJ, US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Republican, Plainsboro, NJ, Bridgewater, NJ

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Item

U.S. Supreme Court ruling on birth control likely to have little effect in N.J.

A Supreme Court decision on Monday that exempted certain companies from providing birth-control services required under the 2010 federal health care law is likely to have little effect in New Jersey, where few companies are run on religious principles.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Supreme Court, Totowa, NJ, Health Insurance, Health

The Jersey Journal

Congressman Leonard Lance Town Hall is July 2 in Mountainside

Congressman Leonard Lance today announced he will host his 30th in-person town hall meeting on Wednesday, July 2, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Mountainside Municipal Complex, located at 1385 U.S. Highway 22 East.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mountainside, NJ

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Jersey Journal

More than 900 N.J. high school students converge on Rider campus for annual Boys State

LAWRENCE - Andrew Chen, 17, a rising senior in West Windsor Plainsboro South High School, had no idea what to expect last Sunday, as he arrived at Rider University for the 69th annual American Legion Boys State program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, Education Etc., Plainsboro, NJ, Rider University

Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Hunterdon students attend 2014 American Legion Jersey Boys State

This week, 24 rising-seniors in high schools from Hunterdon County arrived at the 69th session of American Legion Jersey Boys State at Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ.

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Related Topix: Hunterdon County, NJ, US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Republican, Rider University

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Kent Reporter

Reichert helps launch Caucus on the Deadliest Cancers

Congressman Dave Reichert joined Reps. Anna G. Eshoo , Leonard Lance and Henry Waxman in announcing today the creation of the Congressional Caucus on the Deadliest Cancers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Anna Eshoo, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Henry Waxman, Republican

Mon Jun 16, 2014

The Times of Trenton

Amick: Time has come to extend retirement age for Supreme Court judges

For nearly seven decades, New Jersey has been wasting a valuable resource: the accumulated knowledge and experience of its judges on the Supreme Court and Superior Court.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pension, Personal Finance, Clarence Thomas, Opinion

Sun Jun 15, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Booker calls for new scrutiny on truck safetyBooker calls for new...

Sen. Cory Booker is calling for a focus on truck safety following a New Jersey Turnpike crash in Middlesex County that killed one man and injured four others, including actor and comedian Tracy Morgan.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, US Senate, Cory Booker, Middlesex County, NJ, Dianne Feinstein

The Jersey Journal

Somerset County's Curbing Hunger program expands statewide

Launching the 18th year of the Curbing Hunger Month program in Somerset County are pictured , Freeholders Patrick Scaglione and Robert Zaborowski; Senator Kip Bateman, Assemblyman Erik Peterson and Assemblywoman Donna Simon; Freeholder Director Patricia Walsh; Food Bank Network Executive Director Marie Scannell; Congressman Leonard Lance; Curbing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Somerset County, NJ, Freehold, NJ, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors, Somerset, NJ

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Roll Call

HOH: Health Subcommittee Diagnoses Country's Mood | Madisonville

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health has gotten to the heart of what's ailing the country.

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Related Topix: US News, Diana DeGette, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Henry Waxman, Eric Cantor, Republican, Phil Gingrey

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