STATE — The New Jersey Education Association cancelled its annual convention for the first time in its 158-year history. The two-day event, the largest educational gathering of its kind in the world, was scheduled for Nov. 8-9 in Atlantic City.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A non-partisan research organization has released a free app for iOS and Android to allow citizens to see who’s funding presidential candidates and their affiliated super PACs.
TRENTON – In the aftermath of storm Sandy, one of the most devastating storms to ever strike New Jersey, Department of Banking and Acting Insurance Commissioner Ken Kobylowski offered guidance to New Jersey consumers on filing insurance claims to restore damaged homes and repair or replace property.
PERTH AMBOY — Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Old Bridge and Perth Amboy locations received minimal damage and flooding from Hurricane Sandy, but lost power. The Perth Amboy hospital has since regained power but Old Bridge hospital was still utilizing backup power as of Wednesday evening. The Old Bridge Medical Arts building, housing physicians’ offices, is without power and was closed through Wednesday.
TRENTON — Several New Jersey municipalities have issued boil water advisories to ensure the public health and safety of state residents as a result of the effects of Hurricane Sandy.
TRENTON – The majority of NJ Transit bus service is operating again this morning. Limited Access Link paratransit service will also resume today.
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TRENTON – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has deployed teams of investigators to visit retail establishments in northern and southern New Jersey, in response to approximately 100 calls from consumers alleging that gas stations, sellers of generators, hotels, and other merchants that sell other essential items, have violated state law by engaging in price gouging after the Governor’s declared state of emergency.