Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that the bathroom is where over half of our household water usage takes place? What are some ways to take a bite out of that? — Shelby McIntyre, Chico, CA
TRENTON—New Jersey’s Council on Local Mandates determined today that the state’s anti-bullying law is an unfunded mandate, and the Legislature must provide funding for its provisions if it is to remain in effect.
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a financial boost for people working hard to make ends meet. Millions of workers may qualify for the first time this year due to changes in their marital, parental or financial status.
TOMS RIVER – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and State Police Superintendent Colonel Joseph R. Fuentes today presented badges to New Jersey’s newest state troopers during graduation ceremonies at the Pine Belt Arena this morning.
Like millions of stories from the great recession, this one begins with homeowners struggling to keep up with a mortgage payment they simply couldn’t afford.
Newt Gingrich’s Washington-based advocacy on behalf of a broad array of health care interests has been far more extensive than the Republican presidential candidate has acknowledged, a review by the Center for Public Integrity has found.
In the post 9/11 world, the threat of a nuclear bomb being fabricated and used by terrorists is real. Now a group of nuclear experts has told Congress that a loophole in a bill meant to limit the use of bomb-grade uranium in medical isotopes could undo years of work to curb the risk of such material being diverted to such a bomb.
A new report released by the National Institute of Corrections slams the U.S. record of sending juveniles to adult prison, and lists multiple reform ideas for federal, state and local leaders to consider.
ELIZABETH — Following a three-month investigation, four men were arrested earlier this week and more than 70 bricks of heroin and $36,000 in cash were seized, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Thursday.
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