NEWARK – Calling him “a tireless and effective fighter for the African American community and the entire population of the Garden State,” more than two dozen prominent African American religious, community and government leaders today announced their enthusiastic endorsement of Sen. Bob Menendez for re-election.
TRENTON – New Jersey state senators voted to approve a bill to criminalize the manufacture, sale and possession of synthetic marijuana on Thursday.
TRENTON – Legislation to require parents to notify a school if a child will be absent, and in turn require schools to notify parents if a student fails to attend, was approved 39-0 Thursday by the Senate, giving it final legislative approval.
TRENTON — The full Senate today advanced bipartisan legislation protect the privacy of job seekers by preventing employers from seeking passwords to access their Facebook or other social media accounts.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced a project to replace the Route 27 bridge over the Middlesex Greenway, which runs along an abandoned Conrail freight railroad line, in Metuchen Borough.
PRINCETON — The American Red Cross North Jersey Region is monitoring Hurricane Sandy as it heads north along Florida’s coastline and is working closely with government and other New Jersey partners on response plans should the storm have an impact on the state. While it is still too early to predict the precise track Sandy will take, forecasters say the storm may pose a threat to New Jersey early next week.
TRENTON – Assembly Deputy Speaker John Wisniewski announced subpoenas were delivered Thursday to four top Port Authority of New York and New Jersey officials who failed to adequately respond to Assembly inquiries about the agency toll increases, Gov. Christie’s decision to cancel a Hudson River commuter rail tunnel project and potential patronage hiring from the governor’s office.
CRANFORD — The Cranford Emergency Management Council met this morning in preparation of the potential impact from Hurricane Sandy.
TRENTON –– The Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control today announced a dozen charges against a “go-go bar,” Johnny A’s Players Club in South Hackensack, for a host of lewd acts and other administrative violations alleged to have been occurred in front of ABC detectives during an investigation of the establishment earlier this year.