PLAINFIELD — The Union County Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Division continue to investigate the shooting death of a city man that occurred earlier this morning, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
TRENTON — An Assembly panel on Thursday approved a package of bills sponsored by Assemblyman John Burzichelli and Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald that would bar employers and colleges from requiring current or prospective employees or students to turn over their login information for social networking websites as a condition of employment or acceptance.
TRENTON — Bi-partisan legislation to prohibit advertisers from sending unwelcome and unsolicited advertisements to consumers via text messaging was approved by an Assembly panel on Thursday.
TRENTON — Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande wants to offer a tax deduction for moving expenses to people who relocate to the Garden State for employment purposes.
TRENTON – Citing the imprudence of imposing obligations on New Jersey citizens while questions of constitutionality are pending with the Supreme Court of the United States, Gov. Chris Christie today vetoed legislation that would have begun to establish a health care exchange in New Jersey in line with the federal Affordable Care Act.
HAMILTON –Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa today announced a new initiative in which the New Jersey State Police and the Division of Criminal Justice are aggressively targeting gun violence in New Jersey through strategic investigations focused on seizing existing weapons in violent areas, disrupting the supply-chain of weapons trafficking into those areas, and aggressively prosecuting criminals involved in the illegal sale and possession of weapons.
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST — Attendees of the 2012 Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Open House and Air Show will witness aerial performances demonstrating our military’s joint warfighting capabilities.
ROBBINSVILLE – May is American Stroke Awareness Month. According to the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, about 795,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year–which means a stroke occurs every 40 seconds on average. About 610,000 of these are first or new strokes and an estimated 185,000 people who survive a stroke go on to have another in their lifetime.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that the systems used at gas station pumps to capture harmful gasoline vapors while refueling cars can be phased out. Modern vehicles are equipped to capture those emissions.