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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...

2013-12-19 20:20:49

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is dismayed by the Huffington Post homepage headline on Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) posted today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) The headline states "Saboteur Sen. Launching War Push," suggesting that the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, a leading supporter of a new bipartisan initiative to ready new sanctions on Iran, is unpatriotic and advocating for reckless military...

2013-02-07 16:25:39

TENAFLY, N.J., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Frank Lautenberg and Representative Frank Pallone reintroduced the Cardiomyopathy Health Education, Awareness, Risk Assessment and Training in the Schools (HEARTS) Act, legislation to increase awareness among parents, schools and health professionals of pediatric cardiomyopathy and the risk of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) that many children face. The Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF)...

2012-01-26 09:19:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Partnership for Patients-NJ, New Jersey's new hospital engagement network under contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will officially launch its effort Jan. 30 with a forum featuring U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Eugene Litvak, PhD, of the Institute for Healthcare Optimization. Registration and continental breakfast is available at 8 a.m., with the program set to being at 9 a.m. Dr....

2011-12-29 11:35:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York will be announcing the details surrounding the 2012 Greek Independence Day Parade during a press conference, to be held under the auspices of the Greek Consulate and Ambassador Aghi Balta. The event will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, at the Greek Consulate, located at 69 East 79th Street, New York, NY. During the Press Conference, the Greek organization will...

2011-10-17 09:00:00

CRANBURY, N.J., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and regional leaders of the biopharmaceutical industry Friday unveiled the state-of-the-art home of Oncobiologics, a novel biotech firm enabled, in part, by the U.S. Affordable Care Act. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111017/PH87451 ) "We are committed to advancing innovative and improved biotherapeutics to treat serious diseases, including cancer and immune disorders, by...

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...

2010-06-23 17:21:00

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling it a demonstration that "a clean energy future is both possible and profitable" and "groundbreaking in every sense of the word," U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg and Robert Menendez of New Jersey praised a Dow Jones & Company solar energy project at a groundbreaking ceremony in South Brunswick. The solar power system at Dow Jones' 200-acre corporate campus will total 4.1 megawatts when it is completed early next year. The system...