In The News
New Jersey residents in flood-prone areas get a reprieve on paying higher insurance premiums following a vote Thursday in the U.S. Senate. The Senate voted to delay changes under new government flood maps enacted two years ago that would result in sky high insurance rates by a vote of 67-32, the Associated Press reports.
The Ocean County Library was pleased this week to receive a donation from the Library of Congress from Congressman Jon Runyan (3rd District-NJ) at its headquarters in Toms River.
A Jersey shore town hit hard by Superstorm Sandy is getting more than $6.5 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help clean up from Superstorm Sandy.
Burlington County’s three congressmen are fighting an Air Force proposal to eliminate its entire fleet of KC-10 refueling jets in order to deal with spending cuts. About half the fleet is at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.
Congressman Jon Runyan visited the scene of the Seaside boardwalk fire Friday. Following his visit, he made the following statement regarding the devastation:
By now we have all seen the video footage of Syrian men, women and children being brutally murdered seemingly at the hands of their government. No one can look at these images and not feel completely shocked and grief stricken.
U.S. Rep. John Runyan (NJ-3) will meet with members of the Moorestown Police Department Tuesday, continuing a series of meet-and-greets with first responders across Burlington County.