NEWARK – Complaints related to home improvements generated the largest category of complaints filed by consumers last year with the State Division of Consumer Affairs, representing 7.7 percent of all consumer complaints received.
Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini caused quite a stir when he said at a Las Vegas conference a few days ago that the insurance industry as we know it is, for all practical purposes, a dinosaur on the verge of extinction.
In mid-February, a group of House Republicans sent a letter to President Barack Obama expressing “deep concern” about possible future cuts to the strategic nuclear arsenal reportedly being considered by the administration.
TRENTON – An assembly panel will consider a bi-partisan bill to set forth criteria that law enforcement officials must consider when determining if an Amber Alert should be issued in child abduction cases.
Each year, millions of taxpayers choose whether to take the standard deduction or to itemize their deductions. The following seven facts from the IRS can help you choose the method that gives you the lowest tax.
Dear EarthTalk: I heard the term “underwater wilderness” recently. What does it refer to?
— Melissa Cook, via e-mail
PERTH AMBOY — The Proprietary House Museum, located at 149 Kearny Avenue, Perth Amboy, will have a Ghost Tour on-site with renowned psychic Jane Doherty. The Proprietary House is the only official Royal Governor’s residence still standing from the 13 colonies.
Dear EarthTalk: I’m in the market for a new pair of skis. Are there skis being made today that are made with materials and processes that are kinder to the environment? — Scott Paxton, Rutland, VT
STATE — The number of children living in areas of concentrated poverty has increased by 25 percent nationwide since 2000, according to data from the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Kids Count project.
NEWARK – Federal agencies coordinating parallel international investigations have disrupted massive conspiracies to import hundreds of millions of dollars in counterfeit goods from China and illegal drugs from Taiwan to the United States, authorities announced today.