STATE – Gov. Chris Christie was taken to a Somerset County hospital this morning after he complained of trouble breathing. The governor had planned to conduct a bill-signing ceremony in Hillsborough that had to be cancelled.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today announced they have cosponsored a bill to provide back pay and put hundreds of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) workers who have been furloughed in New Jersey back to work.
ISELIN – Police arrested the suspect in a Newark murder in Iselin Tuesday night, Essex County authorities announced yesterday.
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NEWARK – New Jersey’s Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor today charged eleven individuals, including three chiropractors, with various offenses for their alleged roles in two separate schemes which used “runners” to recruit patients to the chiropractors’ practices, Attorney General Paula Dow announced.
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.