TRENTON – In party-line votes, the Legislature passed a Democrat-sponsored state budget proposal yesterday that Republicans criticized and Gov. Chris Christie has no plans to sign.
SEASIDE HEIGHTS – State officials remind motorists not to leave animals behind to swelter in their parked cars this summer.
Dear EarthTalk: Coastal areas here in the U.S. have taken a real beating in recent years due to natural disasters that many would argue are due to changing climate. What’s being done to safeguard these communities for when, say, the next Katrina hits? — Helen Kelman, Troy, NY
TRENTON – The state Senate approved a $30.6 billion state budget proposal sponsored by Democrats, 23-15 this afternoon.
FREEHOLD — A Monmouth County grand jury indicted a 34-year-old Plainfield man yesterday, charging him with shooting his ex-girlfriend outside a Hazlet diner in February.
(StatePoint) In recent years, many cities and towns across the nation have made the tough choice to scale back or cancel longstanding Fourth of July traditions, due to stretched budgets
One common misconception among many people who rent their homes is that they are covered under their landlord’s insurance in case of an accident, burglary, or other disaster.
What do women really want from our President? This is a question President Obama should be asking if he wants to keep his job for another term — which hinges on the women’s vote.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie has signed a controversial bill into law, which requires public workers to pay more for the pension and health care benefits. The bill received bipartisan support in the Legislature, but a majority of Democratic lawmakers joined union leaders in opposition to the changes.
STATE — Summer is here and today the hot weather has caused ozone levels to rise, making the air in the New Jersey area unhealthy to breathe, especially for people with asthma or other respiratory ailments.