Paterson Transforming Public Housing with U.S. HUD Grant

By Briana Vannozzi

The Alexander Hamilton development in Paterson is transforming public housing thanks to an 18.4-million dollar grant from the Obama administration’s Hope VI Revitalization Program.  Read more of this post

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Federal Funding Designated for Rail Service Improvements

By Desiree Taylor

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced nearly 800 million dollars has been designated for funding for projects on Amtrak’s Northeast corridor.  Read more of this post

President Obama Participates in Wreath Laying Ceremony at 9/11 Memorial

By Jerry Henry

President Obama came to New York City to participate in a wreath laying ceremony at the 9/11 memorial.  Read more of this post

New Jersey Reacts to Bin Laden’s Death

By Marie DeNoia Aronsohn

From the Governor and legislators inTrenton to the congressional delegation inWashington, to residents with stark memories of pain and loss, New Jersey reacted to the death of Osama Bin Laden with a mix of satisfaction, praise for the President, and a measure of concern. Read more of this post

Governor Christie Has Private Meeting with U.S. Secretary of Education

By Jerry Henry

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan spent the day in New Jersey meeting with Newark school officials, giving a speech at Princeton University and meeting with Governor Christie to discuss education reform.  Read more of this post

NJ Congressional Representatives Speak Out on Proposed Tax Increase

By Michael Aron

Republican Congressman Leonard Lance was in Westfield and Flemington today speaking out against federal tax hikes and federal spending.  Read more of this post

Science Park High School Competes for Commencement Address by President Obama

By Briana Vannozzi

Science Park High School, from Newark, beat hundreds of other school’s applications in the second annual White House Race to the Top Commencement Challenge.  Read more of this post