LOBIONDO NAMED TO HO– USE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE

Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) today appointed Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) to the House Intelligence Committee, joining Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), who Boehner previously announced would serve as chairman. He issued the following statement: “The members of the House Intelligence Committee are charged with one of the most significant responsibilities of Congress – keeping the American people…

LEGISLATION GIVING VETERAN'S PREFERRED STATUS FOR PUBLIC JOBS ADVANCES THROUGH SENATE

Legislation sponsored by Senators Jim Beach (D-Camden) and Jeff Van Drew (D-Cape May, Atlantic, Cumberland) that would help provide war veterans with preferred status when applying for public sector jobs was approved by the full Senate. “Often we forget that our returning servicemen and women are simply more than soldiers, but trained, highly capable people…