STATE — NPR and Sunday morning political talk shows are the most informative broadcast news outlets, according to a new survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind TM, while exposure to partisan sources, such as Fox News and MSNBC, has a negative impact on people’s current events knowledge.
STATE — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone were in Morganville today to announce the completion of a $50 million contaminated soil cleanup, which clears the way for the redevelopment of the property.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK – New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner James Simpson today announced the launch of New Jersey’s Adopt-A-Highway program to fight litter and keep New Jersey highways beautiful.
FORT LEE—U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman (D-NJ), and members of the New Jersey state legislature today joined together at the George Washington Bridge to urge the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to suspend scheduled toll hikes until an audit is completed and reforms are put in place.
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), the national school-based, peer-to-peer prevention, education and activism organization, today announced that Mohammed Maaz Rehan of Sayreville has been named to the SADD National Student Leadership Council for the 2012-2013 school year.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit 13,338 Tuesday, its highest since December, 2007. The S&P 500 added 16 points. Wall Street will remember May 1 as a great day.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Division of Taxation will begin mailing Homestead Benefit applications today. Approximately 1.6 million New Jersey households will receive application packets over the next three weeks.
NEWARK – State Sen. Richard J. Codey today announced a series of new initiatives and legislation to address the problem of homelessness in New Jersey. The announcement came inside the main waiting area in Newark’s Penn Station.