TRENTON – The Assembly Higher Education Committee Legislation approved Democrat-sponsored legislation that would forgive certain student loan debt in the event of the borrower’s death on Thursday.
UNION COUNTY – Tuesday afternoon was the deadline for school board candidates to file their petitions to run in the Nov. 6 election.
TRENTON – An Essex County man pleaded guilty today to leading a Newark-based narcotics ring that distributed millions of dollars a year in illegal prescription painkillers, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
NEWARK – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs have filed suit in federal court against a mobile app developer whose educational games allegedly collect personal information from children, then transmit the information to a third-party company without notifying parents or obtaining their consent.
NEWARK – On Tuesday, federal agents arrested eight of nine people charged for their alleged participation in a widespread foreign student visa fraud, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
Employees of private companies that produce the main pieces of the U.S. nuclear arsenal have invested more than $18 million in the election campaigns of lawmakers that oversee related federal spending, and the companies also employ more than 95 former members of Congress or Capitol Hill staff to lobby for government funding, according to a new report.
UNION COUNTY – Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage defeated his opponent, former city planning director Oscar Ocasio, by a 3-to-1 margin in Tuesday’s Democratic primary.
NEWARK – Donald Payne Jr. had too many advantages for his opponents to overcome in Tuesday’s Democratic primary for the 10th Congressional District seat that had been held by his father for 23 years.