WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ-07) today urged his colleagues to support passage of a bill that would repeal a 2.3 percent tax on medical devices that is set to take effect at the year’s end.
Enjoying the profound and humorous insights about one’s golden years so charmingly assayed by John Madden’s “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” it occurred that this film should be mandatory viewing for anyone with a civic sense. While seniors will enjoy the concurrence of truths they’ve learned, young folks should benefit most from its wisdom.
RAHWAY – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway was honored with an “A” for patient safety by The LeapFrog Group, an independent national organization run by employees and other large purchasers of health benefits.
STATE — Pres. Barack Obama has a four-point lead over presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney, according to a new national poll conducted by the Monmouth University Polling Institute in New Jersey.
TRENTON – The Assembly Higher Education Committee Legislation approved Democrat-sponsored legislation that would forgive certain student loan debt in the event of the borrower’s death on Thursday.
UNION COUNTY – Tuesday afternoon was the deadline for school board candidates to file their petitions to run in the Nov. 6 election.
TRENTON – An Essex County man pleaded guilty today to leading a Newark-based narcotics ring that distributed millions of dollars a year in illegal prescription painkillers, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
NEWARK – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs have filed suit in federal court against a mobile app developer whose educational games allegedly collect personal information from children, then transmit the information to a third-party company without notifying parents or obtaining their consent.
NEWARK – On Tuesday, federal agents arrested eight of nine people charged for their alleged participation in a widespread foreign student visa fraud, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.