In The News
Two Shore congressmen on Friday questioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s apparent plan to cut spending on the National Estuary Program by 15 percent, a move that could affect research and restoration efforts in Barnegat Bay, Delaware Bay and the New York-New Jersey harbor complex.
Rep. Jon Runyan, R-N.J. is none too pleased with the Postal Service after its decision to set up a new temporary borough post office outside of the borough for customers in the 08735 zip code.
MOUNT LAUREL — Three Burlington County teenagers will have their artwork displayed in the local office of Rep. Jon Runyan, R-3rd of Mount Laurel, as winners in the 2013 Congressional Art Competition.
In a few weeks, in between the barbecues and the picnics, we’ll launch parade, flags and solemn speeches to mark the sacrifices of service members who have given their lives for their country.
Today is the deadline public officials gave beachfront owners in Sandy-ravaged Ocean County to sign the legal documents needed for the federal government to build higher, stronger dunes to protect the shoreline from another storm.
TRENTON — The numbers are staggering. According to the latest studies by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense, American service members are committing suicide at a rate of nearly one a day.
TRENTON - A $40 million initiative to provide counseling to military veterans and active duty members suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychological traumas hangs in the balance as Congress debates whether to pay for it once again.
Two years after her soldier son Coleman shot himself, Linda Bean told Congress the Department of Veterans Affairs was not doing enough to help veterans at risk for suicide.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Jon Runyan, R-N.J., touted a bill Thursday that would allow thousands of volunteers to continue working at national wildlife refuges around the country, including the Edwin B. Forsythe refuge in New Jersey.
With the end of subsidies for federal flood insurance, those who live at the storm-ravaged Jersey Shore are facing an annual increase in premiums of 25 percent a year for the next four years. That doubling of the premiums could indeed do what superstorm Sandy couldn’t — force homeowners to higher ground once and for all.