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Pharmaceutical firm settles allegations that it unlawfully marketed drugs

New Jersey will receive $543,299 as a result of its participation in a global settlement with Pennsylvania-based Shire Specialty Pharmaceuticals. The settlement resolves civil allegations that Shire unlawfully marketed and promoted five of its drugs for uses not approved by…

Obama protecting military service members and their families

The Obama administration is proposing regulation changes that would reduce predatory lending practices, significantly expand the protections provided to service members, close loopholes in current rules, and help to ensure military families receive the important consumer protections they deserve.remains committed…

Rent on stage in Rahway

The Union County Performing Arts Center will present Rent, the update of Puccini’s La Boheme billed as ‘the musical that changed Broadway forever.’ Produced by Mystic Vision Players, at the Main Stage at UCPAC, performances are limited to two weekends,…

Crackdown on illegal dumping cleans up state parks

TRENTON – Six months after the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) launched a crackdown on illegal dumping on state parks and recreational lands, the initiative has yielded enforcement actions against 20 people, nearly $30,000 in court-ordered fines and more than…

JCP&L’s time is up

by Sy Larson It is well past time that customers of JCP&L learn the truth about the rates they pay for electricity. Three years ago, the New Jersey Rate Counsel ordered the Board of Public Utilities to have Jersey Central Power…

Rahway library hosts business seminars

The Rahway Public Library will host a series of business seminars during October and November presented by SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses, in cooperation with the Rahway Chamber of Commerce. These seminars will include such topics as: ? Starting…

Congress for sale

A New Jersey Democrat’s bidding war for the top Democratic spot on the high-profile House Energy and Commerce Committee exposes the underbelly of America’s crooked political system. The Republican-controlled committee is now chaired by Fred Upton of Michigan but Rep.…

Attorney General Eric Holder to step down

Attorney General Eric Holder will step down from the Justice Department he has led since February of 2009, as soon as a replacement can be confirmed. Civil-rights leaders at a Congressional Black Caucus conference had no sooner finished singing the praises of…

Christie extended compassion to McGreevey on Machiavelli

During a conversation with former Governor James E. McGreevey, Governor Chris Christie compared heroin addiction to the kind of mistakes “that we all make” and said his religious faith and everday experience led him to hold compassion for drug addicts.…