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East Brunswick Online Town Hall: Opportunities for Charitable Giving During the Holiday Season

October 15, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Harvey, Irma, and Maria have all made themselves unwelcome in our American home.  So has the growing opioid addiction crisis that plagues so many people in our country, especially here in Middlesex County.  In the face of these and other obstacles, the upcoming holiday season presents a challenge for many Americans, both far away and right here in East ...

Biden Comes to New Brunswick to Discuss Sexual Assault

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Joe Biden called upon Rutgers University students to take an active stance to end sexual assault during a discussion when he visited the university on Thursday.

The former vice-president was on campus speaking for the “It’s On Us” nationwide campaign against sexual assault on college campuses.

An estimated 1,000 students and Rutgers affiliates attended, ...

"A Beautiful Mind" Nobel Prize Winner is Honored by New Jersey Congressional Representatives

WASHINGTON, D.C. – – Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) announced passage of her bill in the House to name a Princeton post office after scholar and pioneer, Dr. John F. Nash, Jr.  He is the only person to be awarded both the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and the Abel Prize in Economics.

“Dr. John F. Nash, Jr. serves as a national ...

Cohen Joins Legislators and Activists to Demand Tougher Gun Laws

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Congressional representatives, local leaders and advocates gathered on the steps of New Brunswick City Hall on October 6 to make the case for more stringent, nationwide gun regulations in the midst of the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Congress members Frank Pallone and Bonnie Watson Coleman demanded action, joined by Assemblyman Reed Gusciora and area mayors including ...

Fans Welcome Clinton to Montclair Book Signing

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nearly 1,000 people came to Montclair's Watchung Booksellers on Tuesday to catch a glimpse of Hillary Clinton, who came to town as part of her book promotion tour.

When Clinton's visit was announced several weeks ago, Watchung Booksellers sold about 1,000 tickets in the first hour, said store owner Margot Sage-El. Clinton is promoting her book "What ...

Local Mayors Hold Voter Registration Drive

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Five municipalities in Middlesex County have coordinated efforts to hold non-partisan voter registration drives in their communities.  The event will be held on Monday, October 2nd, 6:00-8:00pm in each municipality.  Participating mayors include: Mayor Gayle Brill Mittler of Highland Park, Mayor John Krenzel of South River, Mayor Brad Cohen of East Brunswick, Mayor ...

Pinkin Named "Environmental Hero" by Clean Water Action

EDISON, NJ – Former East Brunswick Councilwoman and current Assemblywoman Nancy J. Pinkin (D-18) was named an “environmental hero” by Clean Water Action at a press conference in Trenton yesterday.

Pinkin's score was representative of an overall good showing by "North Central New Jersey."  Scores for legislators around the state ranged from a ...

What You Should Know about Equifax Data Breach

Have you ever applied for a car loan, credit card, lease or mortgage? You may be among the 143 million Americans whose private data was exposed during a recent breach at Equifax – one of our nation’s top three credit reporting agencies. It’s outrageous that Equifax waited more than a month to inform consumers about this hack. And it’s unconscionable that some executives ...

East Brunswick Redevelopment: Route 18 Set for Repaving and Improvements

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Plans have been approved; discussions have been held, and alterations have been made by the New Jersey Department of Transportation and the Township of East Brunswick for the repaving of Route 18 North and South from the Turnpike to Rues Lane beginning in late 2018 and ending late in 2019. Mayor Brad Cohen describes the project as "significant" and "long ...

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Rep. Watson Coleman Statement on Trump Administration’s Continued Sabotage of Health Care

October 12, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) released the following statement after President Trump issued an executive order designed to undo progress of the Affordable Care Act, putting lives of millions of Americans at stake:

 

“With this Executive Order President Trump has made good on his promise to sabotage the Affordable Care Act and threaten the ...

East Brunswick Moms Join Protest against Insufficient Gun Laws

October 7, 2017

Two things consistently happen after a mass shooting: Everyone offers thoughts and prayers, and gun sales go up. 

 

When is the appropriate time to discuss changing gun laws and addressing the public health epidemic that Americans are faced with?  Seems like this questions is always in the air. 

 

After mass shooting like Sunday’s in Las ...