I have tremendous experience creating jobs in Newark as I was instrumental in brokering a deal that brought Panasonic’s North American Headquarters to the city where the company is building a $200 million office tower and is expected to create nearly 1,000 jobs.
As the father of triplets and a former school transportation supervisor, I understand the need to invest in early childhood education, like Head Start, so that every child has the foundation for success from cradle to career.
The state of New Jersey has one of the highest numbers of homes and businesses in the nation that incorporate solar panels, and the acceleration of wind turbine projects can be seen along the Jersey coastline.
We must reduce our long-term debt, but not at the expense of short-term investments like education and jobs training, transportation and infrastructure, and research and development that will create jobs, grow the economy, and rebuild a strong middle class as well as create ladders of opportunity for those working to get into the middle class.
Every American should have access to quality, affordable health care, which is why I strongly support the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Since ACA's enactment, nearly 3.1 million New Jerseyans have received a free preventative service, like cancer screenings.
Investing in our nation’s aging transportation and infrastructure is not only important for public safety, but it is vital to creating jobs, strengthening our economy, and making America competitive in the 21st Century.
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As Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications on the House Committee on Homeland Security, I fight to keep our families and communities safe by ensuring our first responders have the necessary resources and training they need to prepare for, respond to, and mitigate a terrorist threat or natural disaster.
It is critically important that we protect and strengthen Social Security and Medicare for people with disabilities and our seniors. These are programs that seniors have paid into their entire lives, and it is unconscionable to slash these benefits to pay for more tax breaks to the wealthiest among us.
New Jersey's 10th Congressional District is home to more than 21,000 veterans and their families. One of the most important duties of our federal government is to care for the men and women who have bravely served and sacrificed on behalf of our country.