TRENTON – Two out of three clients who go to New Jersey’s Legal Services agency for help are turned away because of inadequate funding from the state, according to testimony today by agency President and General Counsel Melville Miller Jr.
TRENTON — The Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) recovered for taxpayers more than $116 million in improperly paid Medicaid funds during the past fiscal year, State Comptroller Matthew Boxer announced today.
TRENTON – Tonight’s Powerball drawing could be worth up to $111 million, according to lottery officials.
WESTFIELD – Heeding President Barack Obama’s Monday night call for the public to speak out about the federal debt-limit stalemate, approximately 30 people turned out for a demonstration at Rep. Leonard Lance’s office in Westfield yesterday afternoon.
LINDEN — An Elizabeth teenager who was shot in Linden Monday night, died Tuesday afternoon, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
STATE – On Tuesday, the U.S. Postal Service announced plans to consider closing more than 10 percent of its nearly 32,000 retail offices nationwide, including 50 in New Jersey.
LINDEN – A 16-year-old Elizabeth boy was in grave condition this morning after being shot in Linden Monday night, according to authorities.
CARTERET — Moody’s Investor Service has assigned the much-coveted A1 rating to the borough’s $4.5 million refunding bonds, as of July 18, according to Mayor Dan Reiman’s administration.
ELIZABETH – A 25-year-old Union Township man has been indicted on three counts of attempted murder by a Union County Grand Jury for allegedly using a hatchet to attack two women and a neighbor who defended them in January.
TRENTON – In a letter to US Attorney General Eric Holder, State Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak, the sponsor of legislation authorizing intrastate online gambling in New Jersey, reaffirmed that no federal law exists to preclude New Jersey from establishing such a program and that the federal government should not stand in the way of states choosing to exercise their rights.