TRENTON – An Assembly panel approved a bill on Thursday that would allow licensed casinos in Atlantic City and racetracks to conduct wagering on professional and collegiate sport or athletic events, if a federal law is overturned.
The question that ought to be on every American’s mind right now is: Why are crimes valued in billions being ‘punished’ with settlements or fines worth only millions?
There are still 16 days until Christmas, but many streets have already taken on a festive appearance as residents decorate their homes for the holidays. Alicia, a Clark resident, sent in these photos of her holiday decorations.
As Newt Gingrich resurrects his once moribund campaign, his fundraisers and outside allies are moving aggressively to rake in millions of dollars and win backing from the evangelical and Tea Party communities.
Last week, Dr. Michael Burgess, tweeted this directive: “Mark your calendars: Rick Perry will join Health Caucus’ Thought Leaders Series next Wednesday, December 7 @ 5 p.m.
Five months after its formation, the new federal agency tasked with safeguarding the financial interests of ordinary people is still without a director, meaning it cannot regulate the kinds of lenders that consumer groups say prey on the poor.
In the latest challenge to regulatory Washington, Republicans gained passage in the House of the “Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act.” The legislation, also known as the REINS Act, would allow Congress to block the costliest regulations and add new hurdles for some of the more expansive environmental, health and workplace safety protections for citizens.
When “The Muppets” is going full tilt, espousing its positivism and good cheer, and the endearing compassion makes us laugh with well-being, observe the audience’s happy faces. It makes you wish you could just grab Congress by the shoulders and say, “C’mon man, join in…be a little less selfish. You could really make this a better world.”
ELIZABETH — An Elizabeth man was convicted yesterday of carjacking, robbery, various weapons charges, drug possession and resisting arrest, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
Seeking to channel the spirit of Teddy Roosevelt, President Obama skewered his ideological foes Tuesday for abetting and condoning a new Gilded Age of greed, economic inequality and vanishing opportunity for the working families of America.