Van Drew to deliver Stockton Commencement speech

Rep. Jeff Van Drew (D-Dennis) will deliver the commencement speech for Stockton University’s class of 2019 in May, the university announced Friday. “We are honored that Congressman Van Drew has agreed to be our Commencement speaker this year,” Stockton President Harvey Kesselman said. “He has a long history of public service to New Jersey and his constituents. We look forward to him sharing his insights with our graduating students.” Van Drew

Sherrill bill aims to curb irresponsible decorating

Legislation introduced today by Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-Montclair) would make it tougher for cabinet officials to redecorate their offices at public expense. Sherrill says her “Reining In Irresponsible Decorating Expenses (RIIDE) Act” would reduce wasteful spending and increase transparency on renovation and decorating expenses in federal agencies. Several members of President Donald Trump’s cabinet have resigned amidst controversies over spending to renovate their offices. “New Jersey sends more money to

NRCC wants five NJ Democrats to seek Ilhan Omar removal from foreign affairs panel

House Republicans want five New Jersey Democrats – the ones they have targeted for defeat next year – to call for the removal of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) from her seat on the Hose Foreign Affairs Committee. “Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team have made clear there are no consequences for the anti-Semites in their caucus. Jeff Van Drew, Andy Kim, Josh Gottheimer, Tom Malinowski and Mikie Sherrill must immediately

Andrzejczak: Van Drew and I align on policy

State Sen. Bob Andrzejczak (D-Middle) said he and Rep. Jeff Van Drew (D-Dennis) align closely on policy issues, even if there are minor differences between the stances the two hold. “I think I would come in on the left to some issues, socially, and I think right on other issues,” Andrzejczak said. “We do align very closely.” The state senator did not list any examples off hand, but recounted how

Van Drew-Trump handshake good for NJ, Andrzejczak says

State Sen. Bob Andrzejczak (D-Middle) thinks Rep. Jeff Van Drew’s (D-Dennis) State of the Union handshake with President Donald Trump will benefit the state and Van Drew’s congressional district down the line. “It shows his willingness to reach across the aisle and work with the president,” Andrzejczak said. “I'm not saying that everybody has to agree with him on every little issue, but to be able to show a willingness