ELIZABETH — Officials break ground on Elberon Development Co.’s new warehouse and distribution center for Wakefern Food Corp on Wednesday at 600 York Street, Elizabeth.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy Wednesday announced the launch of its first disability-related application challenge, which is designed to generate innovative tools that will improve employment opportunities and outcomes for people with disabilities.
TRENTON – A three-month fact-finding review of intelligence-gathering conducted by the New York Police Department (NYPD) in New Jersey has revealed no evidence to date that NYPD’s activities in the state violated New Jersey civil or criminal laws, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa said today.
EAST BRUNSWICK – Gov. Chris Christie will hold a Town Hall Meeting in Middlesex County on Thursday, May 31, at the East Brunswick Jewish Center – Gymnasium (511 Ryders Lane, East Brunswick, NJ 08816).
Echoing the quandary my great, great grandfather, Shmuel the Philosopher, voiced when he asked, “Who’s to say what’s real?” filmmaker Richard Linklater takes truth and reality as entertainment to a whole nother level in “Bernie.” Loosely based on the circumstances revolving around a 1996 murder in Carthage, Texas, it is oddly charming…very oddly.
TRENTON – With the busy summer driving season kicking off this weekend, officials and agencies throughout New Jersey are encouraging motorists to play it safe as they travel to all corners of the state to enjoy the warm weather.
The Cory Booker imbroglio has ignited a silly but potentially pernicious debate in the Democratic Party between so-called “pro-growth centrists” who want the President to focus on how well he’s done getting the economy back on its feet after the Bush administration almost knocked it out, and “pro-fairness populists” who want him to focus on the nation’s widening inequality and Wall Street’s (and Romney’s) continuing role in generating profits for a few at the expense of almost everyone else.
Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Citizens United ruling in 2010, many Democratic lawmakers and advocacy groups have proposed constitutional amendments to overturn the controversial decision — or attempt to curb its impact. But not everyone who disagrees with the decision thinks that’s the right approach to reducing corporate influence in politics.
TRENTON – Following news reports that 13 individuals with connections to organized crime were arrested and charged in an alleged scheme to use an overseas sports betting website to run an illegal online gambling operation, state Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak called on the Gov. Chris Christie to support legalizing internet wagering and removing the federal ban on sports wagering to direct funds from these activities to legitimate businesses within New Jersey.