Frank Lautenberg

Stop The Toll Hikes Demand NJ Legislators
U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), U.S. Representative Steve Rothman (D-NJ), and members of the New Jersey state legislature today joined together at the George Washington Bridge to urge the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to suspend scheduled toll hikes until an audit…
“Buffett Rule” Blocked In the US Senate
New Jersey’s senior U.S. Senator voted last to advance legislation that would ensure millionaires and billionaires don't pay a lower tax rate than middle class American families, but Republican Senators blocked action on the “Buffett Rule.&CloseCurlyDoubleQu…
Senators Call for Extension of Lautenberg Amendment
A bipartisan coalition of 23 Senators is calling on leaders from the Senate Appropriations Committee to extend the Lautenberg Amendment, which protects certain religious minorities fleeing persecution.  The call is part of the State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill they are …
Steve Sweeney’s Opening Salvo In A Run For US Senate?
Republican Governor Chris Christie’s controversial plan to fold Rutgers-Camden into Rowan University has caught the attention of New Jersey’s senior U.S. Senator, Frank Lautenberg (D) who has fired off a letter to President Barack Obama’s education secretary, Arne Duncan asking him to examine the pl…

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