A bill proposed by a bipartisan group of senators Thursday would punish Pentagon agencies for failing to meet a series of deadlines for conducting proper internal audits, marking a major ratcheting up of congressional pressure about a good-government goal first set in legislation enacted eighteen years ago.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The nation’s economy added 163,000 jobs in July, beating analysts’ predictions that called for a gain of approximately 100,000. However, the unemployment rate still rose 0.1 percent to 8.3 percent, according to data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
PERTH AMBOY—The city’s 4th Annual Family Day celebration is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 4 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event is free and open to all city residents.
RAHWAY – The Rahway Police Department invites residents to join them for the “29th Annual National Night Out” (NNO), crime and drug prevention event tonight.
NEWARK – An executive with global pharmaceuticals giant Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. was arrested this morning on insider trading charges related to allegedly illegal trades he made based on information concerning three of the company’s acquisition targets, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE – A Maplewood man is one of a growing number of former Eagle Scouts who have resigned their rank in protest of the Boy Scouts of America’s continuing opposition to homosexual scouts.