Author: Staff Report

Rahway Fire Chief lands in hot water

More than 100 new reports surfaced after Rahway Fire Chief William R. Young Jr. was charged with driving drunk by Jackson Township Police, who stopped him at about 10:40 p.m. on Nov. 11, 2017, and conducted several field sobriety tests. The 60-year-old chief…

Fewer SEC enforcement actions

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed 33 percent fewer enforcement actions against public companies and their subsidiaries in fiscal year 2017, reflecting a more permissive attitude toward white-collar crime that accompanied Republican dominance in Washington DC. This decline coincided with…

Trump shuts down federal government

The federal government shut down at midnight on the first anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, as Republican lawmakers failed to approve a spending bill. Massive confusion spread through federal bureaucracy ahead of the shutdown deadline, after Trump administration officials…