Latest Robert Menendez Stories

2014-06-07 23:00:41

Executive Director of veterans non-profit group joined U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker as they pledged support for the new bipartisan VA Reform bill, as well as a Veteran Credit Protection bill, both of which were recently introduced in the high chamber; Fanous and his organization have been spearheading VA reform movement for several years, working with government leaders to help veterans who travel long distances for VA health care in order to give them access to private...

2014-02-14 08:25:51

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the country's discussion about the Affordable Care Act continues, one issue that is not under debate is the desire for health care that is caring. Last night, and for the second year in a row, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved Senate Resolution 350 declaring Friday, February 14, 2014 as National Solidarity Day for Compassionate Patient Care. Initiated by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation's Gold Humanism Honor Society...

2011-08-02 14:30:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced yesterday it would extend New Jersey's wage index floor policy for two years. The announcement was the result of an intense lobbying campaign organized and executed by Sen. Robert Menendez (D) and the entire New Jersey congressional delegation, and accounts for approximately $90 million per year in Medicare payments to nearly 40 hospitals in the state. "We are...

2010-09-30 15:59:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Senator Robert Menendez has placed a significant proposal for comprehensive immigration reform before the U.S. Senate. We fully support Senator Menendez's legislation and we urge the Senate to consider it and pass it! The framework Senator Menendez proposes is thoughtful and reasonable. It includes provision for the unification of families, smart employment verification, secure borders, a commission to review labor markets and visa...

2010-07-29 10:32:00

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) lent their support today to local elected leaders launching a national campaign to secure ongoing federal investment in local job-creating clean energy initiatives. The campaign launch comes one week after U.S. Senate leadership announced it doesn't have support to pass climate legislation this summer. "The Senate missed an opportunity to reduce our dependence on foreign energy and...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.