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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Bill Pascrell
A New Jersey congressman says the state should allocate more of its federal post-Sandy aid money to rebuilding damaged homes and make the program more transparent.
New Jersey's officials are pressing the federal government for permission to use an expiring $7.6 million health overhaul grant as the state sees fit.
A key figure in the New Jersey bridge scandal that has led to investigations into Gov. Chris Christie's administration will attend the State of the Union speech.
Legislation for federal funding to help protect student athletes from concussions got the National Football League's backing Monday in the shadow of the stadium where the Super Bowl will be played this weekend.
An MSNBC panel on Alex Wagner's "Now" all nodded in approval Wednesday to a statement by the president in an interview with the New Republic that the federal government needs to regulate the violence in football.
He says the state should publicly explain why two contractors on the home-rebuilding program have been terminated.
Rep. Bill Pascrell says that only about $3,000 of the grant was spent for its intended purpose.