TRENTON – State Senator Nicholas J. Sacco, the author of the New Jersey’s DNA Database law, has introduced legislation which would expand DNA sampling to include people convicted of disorderly persons offenses in order to increase the accuracy of the database and shed light on currently unsolved crimes.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Lung Association released a new bipartisan survey examining public views of the Clean Air Act and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) efforts to update and enforce lifesaving clean air standards, including carbon and mercury emissions from power plants.
WASHINGTON, DC—Today, 35 Senate Democrats, including New Jersey senators Frank Lautenberg and Robert Mendendez, introduced the DISCLOSE Act, legislation that would require corporations and other entities to take responsibility for their campaign activities and ensure voters know which special interest groups are funding campaigns.
The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders recently introduced the Middlesex County Community Notification System, an incredibly robust communications tool that can send thousands of notifications within seconds via phone, text and e-mail messages.
PERTH AMBOY – Early Sunday morning, members of the Perth Amboy Police Department’s Special Investigations Bureau with the assistance of the Middlesex County Prosecutors Office and the federal Drug Enforcement Administration arrested three alleged leaders of a purported illegal casino style gambling organization.
In announcing the Republicans’ new budget and tax plan Tuesday, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said “We are sharpening the contrast between the path that we’re proposing and the path of debt and decline the president has placed us upon.”
In his quest to remake the Senate Republican caucus in his own image, Tea Party kingmaker Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) has thrown some serious cash at a conservative super PAC that has attacked a Republican House member and other GOP candidates for office.
The Citizens United case opened up a whole new way of giving for nonprofit corporations, but there are still some lines that can’t be crossed.
TRENTON – With no grand prize winner in last nights’s Mega Millions lottery drawing, the jackpot will climb to $290 million for Friday’s drawing.
ELIZABETH – Darren is a 16-year-old with his entire life ahead of him. Yet not too long ago he balanced on the precipice of a downward spiral into trouble. After committing a crime Darren was ordered by the court to enter the Union County Youth Shelter rather than into the county detention center.