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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Welcoming The Guest Chaplain April 21, 2016
John Thune, R-SD
"Bishop Swain was sworn in as the eighth bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls in late 2006, but his journey of faith and service to his country began far before that. Paul Joseph Swain was born in Newark, NY, and is one of eight children."
Energy And Water Development And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 April 21, 2016
Barbara Boxer, D-CA
"The Associated Press wrote this: “Elevated lead levels found in Newark schools’ drinking water.”"
Celebrating The 65Th Anniversary Of The Florham Park Memorial First Aid Squad April 19, 2016
Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-NJ
"In order to be able to staff weekday shifts, Florham Park became one of the first squads in New Jersey that allowed women to join. An article written in the Newark Sunday News on October 2, 1955, echoed the feelings of that day. It stated, these women “may have to drop their brooms, forsake the washing or leave the dishes to rush to the squads headquarters” in order to receive a call."
Honoring Dr. Rolando D. Herts April 13, 2016
Bennie Thompson, D-MS
"Previously, Dr. Herts was Associate Director with the Office of University-Community Partnerships (OUCP) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. In this capacity, he helped to advance a learning organization model that integrates university-community partnership development, campus and community event planning and management, and campus and visitor information functions. During his tenure with Office of University-Community Partnerships, Dr. Herts collaborated with an array of local, regional, and state entities—including the Greater Newark Convention and Visitors Bureau, Brick City Development Corporation, New Jersey Department of Travel and Tourism, the City of Newark, the Rutgers Center for Latino Arts and Culture, WBGO 88.3 Jazz FM radio, and the Newark Literacy Campaign—to help promote the university and the surrounding community and region as distinctive educational destinations. As a Leadership Newark Fellow, he was presented the Berkowitz Distinguished Service Award for his commitment to the Greater Newark community."
Faa Reauthorization Bill March 17, 2016
Cory Booker, D-NJ
"Furthermore, I am pleased that I was able to put forth amendments that were included in this bill to ensure adequate staffing levels at the Newark air traffic control tower. In addition, we were able to secure a much-needed study of the New York and New Jersey airports, which cover the busiest airspace in the country. Findings from this study will enable us to make informed decisions about how best to address this staffing problem in the future."

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