Senator Cory Booker

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Bernie Sanders joins Cory Booker's push to legalize marijuana

The two U.S. senators could compete for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Cory Booker's bill to legalize …


Exclusive Interview with Senator Cory Booker on Environmental Justice, and the tweetstorm in response to Trump's Earth Day message

<b>To celebrate Earth Day, we have brought you a series of topical stories that we hope will be timely, informative and inspirational. Today's final</b> …

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.@SenatorTester & I had our own #BattleForTheNet in support of #NetNeutrality—now we need you to get in the game. Only one more senator is needed to vote on @SenMarkey’s resolution to ensure our internet can remain free & open. Call your senators: 202-224-3121 #OneMoreVote

Honored to meet with Choo Yoon-je, the South Korean Ambassador to the US, earlier today to discuss the strong and enduring bond between our two countries.

Cory Booker’s New Bill Would Guarantee Jobs to Everyone in 15 Local Areas

U.S. senator and potential presidential candidate Cory Booker wants to give everyone who wants one a job in 15 local areas across the country.<p>Booker …

New Jersey

Need Work? Maybe That's a Job for Government

Lots of good things can happen when people are employed.<p>The other day, New Jersey U.S. Senator Cory Booker proposed a federal program guaranteeing a job for anyone who wants one. It’s an idea that sounds a lot more radical than it is. If properly implemented, a job guarantee -- or something like it …


Booker and Menendez Provisions Included in Opioid Crisis Response Bill Passed Out of Committee

WASHINGTON, DC—The bipartisan Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 that passed today out of the Senate HELP committee included provisions written by …

New Jersey

Wonderful to work with @SenBooker and @RepKarenBass on criminal justice reform and immigration issues. ✊🏾 Stay tuned!

Excited to announce that NJ Assemblywoman @AswLopez is introducing a bill in the New Jersey Legislature modeled after my criminal justice reform bill – the Diginity for Incarcerated Women Act. Looking forward to seeing this become law!

Speaking at @sjh_nj with @SenatorMenendez, @BillPascrell, and health professionals outlining bipartisan, bicameral legislation that would help hospitals in the fight against opioid addiction. #StJosephsALTOconference

Stood today @sjh_nj w/@SenatorMenendez, @SenBooker, & health professionals to highlight the importance of our ALTO legislation that would boost hospitals’ resources in the fight against opioid addiction.

Waffle House suspect Travis Reinking deemed himself a 'sovereign citizen,' part of anti-government group

The suspected gunman on the run after riddling a Tennessee Waffle House with bullets dubbed himself a "sovereign citizen," before being arrested in July 2017 outside the White House.<p>Travis Reinking, 29, used that term — which the FBI has also used to describe a group of anti-government extremists — …

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Cory Booker just announced legislation to pilot a federal jobs guarantee program

Mic on Twitter: "There’s an undeniable racial double standard for white people vs people of color and prosecution for marijuana. On this #420, Sen. @CoryBooker doesn't just want us to start talking about it — he's trying to change it from the federal level. Here's how:…"

Cory Booker: I Get Angry That Privileged People Are Opening Up Pot Shops

The Senator is at the forefront of a movement. But he's not sure the movement has the right philosophical foundation. At least not yet.<p>Sen. Cory …


Cory Booker Wants The Social Justice Mantle On Marijuana

"I hear all these people want to talk about legalizing marijuana," Booker said in a speech centered around marijuana on Friday. "Well, marijuana has been legal for the people of privilege in this country for a long time."<p>Cory Booker brought his campaign to make legalized marijuana a centerpiece of …


Trump releases ‘radical’ plan to open nearly all federal waters to offshore drilling

The offshore leasing proposal faces bipartisan resistance.<p>In a new five-year offshore oil and gas leasing plan released Thursday, the Trump …

Oil & Gas Industry

Booker says his bill to protect Mueller from Trump isn't dead, despite what McConnell declared

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker said he hoped Senate leader Mitch McConnell would allow a floor vote on his special counsel bill. Watch videoWASHINGTON -- U.S. …

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Cory Booker’s new big idea: guaranteeing jobs for everyone who wants one

His bill would guarantee jobs in 15 urban and rural areas to test if it works.<p>Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) has a big idea: give 15 local areas federal money so they can guarantee all their residents a job.<p>The Federal Jobs Guarantee Development Act, announced by Booker on Friday, would establish a …

Income Inequality

Sen. @CoryBooker: By passing this measure, we will be sending a message that this body isn't just willfully out of touch, but that we're going out of our way to create an environment where discrimination is okay. This is a civil rights issue. Senators must reject #SJRes57.

Booker Speaks Against GOP Effort to Roll Back Auto Lending Anti-Discrimination Protections