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Even if school shootings are still relatively rare, every child, parent, teacher, and local police officer has to live with the constant, conscious awareness of the possibility.
It doesn't have to be this way. https://t.co/D7MpI3dytV
Important update: The Warren Co. Prosecutor tells me everyone is OK at Phillipsburg HS. He says there was an “extremely precise, direct” 911 call saying multiple people were shot this AM. This prompted a massive police response. Officers cleared the building. The call was a hoax
The Administrative Office of the Courts sent me a letter confirming the Judicial Conference of the US has adopted new, stricter rules requiring way more disclosure of free trips, meals, and other “hospitality” accepted by federal judges & Supreme Court justices.
#ICYMI: @Malinowski joins the McCain Institute as a John S. McCain Senior Fellow. Rep. Malinowski brings his experience as a human rights advocate and extensive knowledge on security in Europe and the Indo-Pacific regions. Read the full press release: https://t.co/jz0357DbR6
Telephone town halls are a great way to communicate, if you call out to a broad cross section of constituents.
When I held them, I always notified in advance everyone who'd signed up for my mailing list, and then released the full audio for those who couldn't join.
The 2nd amendment was written when there was no standing army. The language pertains to militia when the country had to rely on individual citizens. We now have a standing army. Assault weapons should not be in anyone’s hands other than the military & law enforcement.
So true. ⬇️ https://t.co/wDosHO5L30
New @AP poll neatly captures the paradox of budget politics. Americans say abstractly the government should cut spending, but show them the list of things it actually spends money on and they say nice, spend more on that.
$700M allocated for Gateway rail tunnel in 2024 federal budget https://www.nj.com/news/2023/03/700m-allocated-for-gateway-rail-tunnel-in-2024-federal-budget.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=njpolitics_sf&utm_content=nj_twitter_njpolitics
Some laws you pass achieve less than you hoped. The law we passed last year to lower prescription drug prices is achieving more!
It capped insulin prices at $35/month only for seniors on Medicare, but drug companies are getting the message, and lowering costs for everyone. ...https://t.co/N0eqbK4jOO
BREAKING: Novo Nordisk says it will lower the U.S. list price of some of its insulin products by up to 75% starting Jan. 1, 2024, following a similar move by Eli Lilly. https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/novo-nordisk-lower-list-price-insulin-rcna74836
Last night we celebrated International Women's Day with @njdemswomen discussing reproductive and maternal health. Thank you to our incredible moderators Chair A'Dorian Murray-Thomas & Southern Regional Vice-Chair Commissioner Caren Fitzpatrick and our panelists!