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Puerto Rico’s financial well being has been in a downward spiral  since about 2006. It is the forgotten land that the United States has ignored as its budget problems evolved to where it is now so indebted to the tune of over $70 billion. 1,696 more words


Menendez Calls For Emergency Session Of Congress For Zika Funding

EDISON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) was calling Wednesday for an immediate federal response to the growing Zika virus crisis.

As WCBS 880’s Kelly Waldron reported, more than 7,300 Americans have been infected with the mosquito-borne virus, and nearly 1,000 pregnant women show signs of infection. 121 more words


Menendez Renews Fight Against Federal Corruption Charges

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP)U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) on Monday renewed his attack on federal corruption charges against him.

Attorneys for Menendez filed papers in federal appeals court Monday. 167 more words


Federal Government Gives New Jersey $16 Million Toward Portal Bridge Replacement

KEARNY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The State of New Jersey has received a grant to move forward with a project to replace the century-old Portal Bridge, which is a frequent chokepoint for commuters along the Northeast Corridor. 130 more words