STATE – U.S. Rep. Donald Payne, the first African-American from New Jersey to serve in Congress, died today after a battle with colon cancer. He was 77.
CARTERET–On Friday, March 2, Carteret Mayor Dan Reiman joined with first grade students at Columbus Elementary School for the 2012 Read Across America program.
A viral video tying the Chevy Volt’s erroneously reported flammability to the Obama administration’s bailout of the auto industry was produced and paid for by a conservative radio host and filmmaker.
Political committees controlled by Mitt Romney’s campaign have made generous donations to prominent Republicans in early primary states, but records show contributions have tailed off as the GOP nominees head in to Super Tuesday.
President Obama’s Department of Energy financed a fleet of green energy companies that later fell into bankruptcy — but not before the firms doled out six-figure bonuses and payouts to top executives, a Center for Public Integrity and ABC News investigation found.
If you are a small employer with fewer than 25 full-time equivalent employees that earn an average wage of less than $50,000 a year and you pay at least half of employee health insurance premiums…then there is a tax credit that may put money in your pocket.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Jerry Green, Troy Singleton, Albert Coutinho and Mila Jasey aimed at transforming foreclosed properties into affordable housing was approved by the Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee on Monday.
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CRANFORD – On Saturday, March 3, the Union County Collge Women’s Basketball Team defeated Lackawanna Community College 60-53 to become the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIX Division II Champions.
TRENTON – Legislation that would make changes to the successful NJ STARS and NJ STARS II scholarship programs was approved Monday by an Assembly panel.