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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

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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

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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

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