Tag: FUNDING

N.J. authorities say school lunch fraud strikes (again) in Elizabeth, but it’s a huge national problem

TRENTON, N.J. – Around 20 million kids nation-wide get free or cheap lunches every year through the National School Lunch Program. Here in New Jersey, thousands of kids receive lunches subsidized by John and Jane Taxpayer through the state program.  Read More

LD11: GOP challengers want Murphy to restore $65 million to Monmouth school districts

OCEAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Democrats in Trenton are fighting with one another quite a bit these days, and there’s a strong possibility of a FY 2020 budget impasse, but one area where they still agree: the suburbs should fully fund urban Read More

Rep. Smith: Media reports of military base cuts for border wall funding are inaccurate

LAKEHURST, N.J. — No funds for New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst are imperiled by the ongoing war over funding for President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexican Border Wall project. That’s the message Rep. Chris Smith (R-4), New Jersey’s last remaining Republican congressman, Read More

White House Budget Has No Gateway Tunnel Funding—Booker Suggests Naming The Tunnel For Trump

By Art Gallagher _ President Trump’s 2020 budget has no funding for the Gateway Tunnel and Deputy Secretary of Transportation Jeffrey Rosen said New York and New Jersey should pay for the tunnel, according to AMNY: “Those transit projects are local responsibilities, Read More

As Trump plans cuts, Smith says entire East Coast “could and should pitch in” to fund Gateway

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget takes funding for the New Jersey-New York Gateway Tunnel Project budget from $650 million down to $325 million. New Jersey and New York officials are outraged including New Jersey’s last Republican in Read More

Smith votes to fund Homeland Security without border wall funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Jersey’s last Republican Congressman voted with his Democrat colleagues on Thursday afternoon. Chris Smith (R, NJ-04), who also happens to be one of the House’s longest-serving members, voted with the new Democrat majority including New Jersey’s Read More