TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Jerry Green, Troy Singleton, Albert Coutinho and Mila Jasey aimed at transforming foreclosed properties into affordable housing was approved by the Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee on Monday.
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CRANFORD – On Saturday, March 3, the Union County Collge Women’s Basketball Team defeated Lackawanna Community College 60-53 to become the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIX Division II Champions.
TRENTON – Legislation that would make changes to the successful NJ STARS and NJ STARS II scholarship programs was approved Monday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee on Monday advanced legislation that would prohibit first responders from photographing or disclosing photographs of accident victims and patients to the public without their consent.
NEW YORK – The Internal Revenue Service today warned senior citizens and other taxpayers to beware of an emerging federal tax refund scam tempting victims to file tax returns claiming fraudulent refunds. Bogus refund claims have been identified across the nation with significant pockets of activity in at least six states, including California, Georgia, Michigan, Louisiana, Alabama and Indiana.
NEWARK – Complaints related to home improvements generated the largest category of complaints filed by consumers last year with the State Division of Consumer Affairs, representing 7.7 percent of all consumer complaints received.
Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini caused quite a stir when he said at a Las Vegas conference a few days ago that the insurance industry as we know it is, for all practical purposes, a dinosaur on the verge of extinction.
In mid-February, a group of House Republicans sent a letter to President Barack Obama expressing “deep concern” about possible future cuts to the strategic nuclear arsenal reportedly being considered by the administration.
TRENTON – An assembly panel will consider a bi-partisan bill to set forth criteria that law enforcement officials must consider when determining if an Amber Alert should be issued in child abduction cases.