TRENTON – Yesterday evening, the state Senate Judiciary Committee rejected Gov. Chris Christie’s nomination of First Assistant Attorney General Phil Kwon to the state Supreme Court by a vote of 7-6. If approved, Kwon would have been the state’s first Asian-American justice.
TRENTON – March Mega Millions Madness is in full swing as the jackpot grows. The current estimated annuity jackpot is $290 million tonight’s drawing.
It’s been a while since I took a real vacation. To me, that means going someplace special, somewhere I always wanted to go to but just never did. I love getting out in the world to see how people do things in their neck of the woods. And it’s usually the most mundane things that get my attention first like, “Hey, look, they have Charmin’ here, too!”
NEW YORK – With the April 17 tax deadline just weeks away, here’s some last minute tips for New Jersey taxpayers from the Internal Revenue Service.
TRENTON — Amidst growing reports of private businesses demanding Facebook login information from job applicants, Assemblyman John Burzichelli is introducing legislation that would bar employers from requiring current or prospective employees from submitting to the invasive practice as a condition of employment.
TRENTON – New Jersey employers added 8,700 jobs in February, the sixth consecutive month of increased payrolls, but the state’s unemployment rate held steady at 9.0 percent according to data released today by the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
TOMS RIVER – The way in which car buyers temporarily tag their newly-purchased vehicles changed drastically today as the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission and various levels of law enforcement joined forces to announce and unveil the state’s new system for issuing electronic temporary vehicle registration tags. The eTemp Tag system better protects officers during routine traffic stops, is easily seen on vehicles and reduces the overall cost to dealerships.
UNION COUNTY — Parents, educators, members of the clergy, social service and community organizations and other interested members of the general public who want to advocate for youth are invited to a public forum on Gang Awareness/Prevention on Thursday, March 29.
Though one might initially add “Jeff, Who Lives at Home” to a list of films inspired by the recession, it isn’t economic cataclysm that has kept our title character ensconced in the comfort and security of his mother’s basement. Nope, it’s much more complex, a psychological conundrum the directorial Brothers Duplass tackle with mixed results.
Romney spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom couldn’t have said it better – or worse. When asked by CNN Wednesday morning whether Mitt was being pushed so far to the right by Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich that he’d be handicapped in the general election, Fehrnstrom said “you hit a reset button for the fall campaign. Everything changes. It’s almost like an Etch-A-Sketch. You kind of shake it up and restart all over again.”