News for Rahway NJ - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in Rahway New Jersey. Whether it's town issues and community activism, or school calendars and sports schedules, AmericanTowns delivers the information faster and helps you use it better. en-us 30 https://www.americantowns.com/rahway-nj News for Rahway NJ - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/rahway-nj https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Wed, 07 Dec 2022 20:40:25 -0600 Booker, Murphy Urge US Sentencing Commission for Fair Sentencing During Implementation of BSCA WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) urged the United States Sentencing Commission (USSC) to pursue https://www.americantowns.com/news/booker-murphy-urge-us-sentencing-commission-for-fair-sentencing-during-implementation-of-bsca-31500827-garfield-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/booker-murphy-urge-us-sentencing-commission-for-fair-sentencing-during-implementation-of-bsca-31500827-garfield-nj.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Menendez, Booker Laud $4.9 Million USDA Cooperative Agreement with New Jersey to Expand Local Foods in School Meals WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-N.J.) praised the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) https://www.americantowns.com/news/menendez-booker-laud-49-million-usda-cooperative-agreement-with-new-jersey-to-expand-local-foods-in-school-meals-31500836-mount-holly-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/menendez-booker-laud-49-million-usda-cooperative-agreement-with-new-jersey-to-expand-local-foods-in-school-meals-31500836-mount-holly-nj.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Menendez, Booker, Colleagues Ask POTUS to Require Disclosure of Political Spending by Federal Contractors Exposure of dark money spending would protect against ‘quid pro quo corruption’ in federal procurement WASHINGTON, https://www.americantowns.com/news/menendez-booker-colleagues-ask-potus-to-require-disclosure-of-political-spending-by-federal-contractors-31500841-piscataway-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/menendez-booker-colleagues-ask-potus-to-require-disclosure-of-political-spending-by-federal-contractors-31500841-piscataway-nj.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Rep. Watson Coleman Honors Fallen Officer Brian Sicknick, USCP and DC Metro Police Who Defended Capitol on January 6th WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 6, 2022) —?Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) attended the Congressional Gold Medal award ceremony https://www.americantowns.com/news/rep-watson-coleman-honors-fallen-officer-brian-sicknick-uscp-and-dc-metro-police-who-defended-capitol-on-january-6th-31501030-nutley-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/rep-watson-coleman-honors-fallen-officer-brian-sicknick-uscp-and-dc-metro-police-who-defended-capitol-on-january-6th-31501030-nutley-nj.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Rep. Watson Coleman Calls on Justice Thomas to Recuse Himself from Moore v. Harper WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 6, 2022) —?With the Supreme Court set to hear oral arguments in Moore v. Harper, a case that threatens the future of https://www.americantowns.com/news/rep-watson-coleman-calls-on-justice-thomas-to-recuse-himself-from-moore-v-harper-31501036-kearny-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/rep-watson-coleman-calls-on-justice-thomas-to-recuse-himself-from-moore-v-harper-31501036-kearny-nj.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 The LaRouche Organization Weekly Newsletter - December 4, 2022 As December begins, a month which is usually reserved for relaxing and celebrating, the world is entering what is likely the most tumultuous period https://www.americantowns.com/news/the-larouche-organization-weekly-newsletter-december-4-2022-31499838-hackensack-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/the-larouche-organization-weekly-newsletter-december-4-2022-31499838-hackensack-nj.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Murphy to Name Allison Chris Myers as Acting Chair/CEO of Civil Service Commission TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today announced he intends to name Allison Chris Myers as the Acting Chair/CEO of the New Jersey Civil Service https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-murphy-to-name-allison-chris-myers-as-acting-chairceo-of-civil-service-commission-31500193-vineland-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-murphy-to-name-allison-chris-myers-as-acting-chairceo-of-civil-service-commission-31500193-vineland-nj.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Smith Continues Full-Court Press To Restore Education Benefits Robbed From Us Service Members Who Were Forcibly Discharged By Biden's Covid Vaccine Mandate Smith Continues Full-Court Press To Restore Education Benefits Robbed From Us Service Members Who Were Forcibly Discharged By Biden's Covid Vaccine https://www.americantowns.com/news/smith-continues-fullcourt-press-to-restore-education-benefits-robbed-from-us-service-members-who-were-forcibly-discharged-by-bidens-covid-vaccine-mandate-31500396-salem-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/smith-continues-fullcourt-press-to-restore-education-benefits-robbed-from-us-service-members-who-were-forcibly-discharged-by-bidens-covid-vaccine-mandate-31500396-salem-nj.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Congressman Kim Helps Secure over $1.8 Million in Behavioral and Mental Health Grants for Burlington County Institute of Technology MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – Today, Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) announced that the Burlington County Institute of Technology (BCIT) is receiving over $1.8 https://www.americantowns.com/news/congressman-kim-helps-secure-over-18-million-in-behavioral-and-mental-health-grants-for-burlington-county-institute-of-technology-31500402-mount-holly-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/congressman-kim-helps-secure-over-18-million-in-behavioral-and-mental-health-grants-for-burlington-county-institute-of-technology-31500402-mount-holly-nj.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Sires, Castro Applaud Senate Introduction of AFFECT Human Rights in Venezuela Act (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian https://www.americantowns.com/news/sires-castro-applaud-senate-introduction-of-affect-human-rights-in-venezuela-act-31500414-livingston-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/sires-castro-applaud-senate-introduction-of-affect-human-rights-in-venezuela-act-31500414-livingston-nj.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 NJDSC Chairman Condemns Anti-Muslim Imagery at Islamic Centers in NJ TRENTON, NJ – In response to recent incidents where a truck with anti-muslim imagery was seen driving around several Islamic centers in the https://www.americantowns.com/news/njdsc-chairman-condemns-antimuslim-imagery-at-islamic-centers-in-nj-31501019-trenton-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/njdsc-chairman-condemns-antimuslim-imagery-at-islamic-centers-in-nj-31501019-trenton-nj.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Murphy Names Jennifer Sciortino Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications TRENTON - Governor Phil Murphy today announced that Jennifer Sciortino will join the Governor’s Office as Senior Advisor for Strategic https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-murphy-names-jennifer-sciortino-senior-advisor-for-strategic-communications-31499580-ridgewood-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-murphy-names-jennifer-sciortino-senior-advisor-for-strategic-communications-31499580-ridgewood-nj.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Rep. Watson Coleman Votes to Protect Pregnant Incarcerated Americans WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 1, 2022) — Today, Congresswoman Watson Coleman voted to pass H.R. 6878, the Pregnant Women in Custody Act, which https://www.americantowns.com/news/rep-watson-coleman-votes-to-protect-pregnant-incarcerated-americans-31501041-livingston-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/rep-watson-coleman-votes-to-protect-pregnant-incarcerated-americans-31501041-livingston-nj.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Menendez Calls for Increase in Diversity Amongst Financial Regulators and Financial Institutions The Senator also asked witnesses about Wells Fargo’s bogus interview practices to artificially boost diversity statistics WASHINGTON, https://www.americantowns.com/news/menendez-calls-for-increase-in-diversity-amongst-financial-regulators-and-financial-institutions-31499421-garfield-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/menendez-calls-for-increase-in-diversity-amongst-financial-regulators-and-financial-institutions-31499421-garfield-nj.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 ICYMI: Murphy Administration to Accelerate Learning with Launch of 'NJ Partnership for Student Success' Initiative Trenton, NJ – The Murphy Administration today announced the launch of the New Jersey Partnership for Student Success (NJPSS), an initiative https://www.americantowns.com/news/icymi-murphy-administration-to-accelerate-learning-with-launch-of-nj-partnership-for-student-success-initiative-31499579-vineland-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/icymi-murphy-administration-to-accelerate-learning-with-launch-of-nj-partnership-for-student-success-initiative-31499579-vineland-nj.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600