Pascrell, co-chair of Italian-American Congressional Delegation, hosts roundtable discussion on Italy's role in building a stronger European economy. U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) today welcomed Italy's Prime Minister Mario Monti and other Italian government dignitaries to Capitol Hill for a roundtable discussion. Among the topics discussed were the state of Italian-American relations and the role of Italy in the revitalization of Europe's economy.
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development of the Senate Banking Committee, today issued the following statement about the settlement reached today between the state Attorneys General, banks, and other parties. He was not a party to the negotiation of the settlement.
Housing Chairman Continues His Fight to Help Underwater Homeowners. U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation and Community Development, today introduced an innovative bill to keep families in their homes, despite their mortgage being worth more than their home.
On Thursday, February 9th, the Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) will hold an open meeting, and then a vote to close down dozens more of New York City’s public schools. The PEP is an un-elected 13-member body (the majority of whom are appointed by Mayor 1% Bloomberg) whose decisions dramatically affect the lives of the 99%.
Congressman Steve Rothman (NJ-9), the Member of Congress who has the honor of representing the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, where the Giants practice and play, introduced a resolution congratulating the organization on their victory in Super Bowl XLVI.
Why is a super wealthy corporation that made $3 Billion in profit last year being given a $250 Million tax credit to build a shiny new corporate office building in Newark? They can afford $3.5 Million for a TV commercial during the Superbowl but not their own office building? They need subsidies from the Taxpayers?