TRENTON – Democratic legislation that would increase the state’s minimum wage to $8.50 per hour from its current rate of $7.25, and tie future increases to the Consumer Price Index was released by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today.
TRENTON — New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner James Simpson today issued safety announcements in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, including the suspension of all planned roadway construction activity.
LIVINGSTON — As cold and flu season gets into full swing, there are many precautions you and your family should take to stay healthy.
LINCROFT — After registering with FEMA, disaster survivors receive a letter from FEMA concerning the status of their application. The letter is a starting point about whether or not the applicant will receive disaster assistance.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) has launched an emergency next-of-kin registry to help law enforcement quickly track down the family members of non-responsive car crash victims.
NEWARK – Two operators of a bogus charity who falsely claimed to be supporting the families of emergency responders who died at the World Trade Center on 9-11 have been ordered to disgorge $121,116 in donations, pay civil penalties and are permanently barred from working for any charitable organization in New Jersey, under terms of a Final Consent Judgment that resolves a lawsuit filed by Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
NEW YORK, N.Y.– One-third of American adults plan to shop Black Friday this season, according to WSL/Strategic Retail, a leading authority on shopper behavior and trends.
STATE – Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 7.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.52 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.43 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.