NEWARK – A public hearing will be held Monday, July 11, as a necessary step to make New Jersey’s ban on designer drugs labeled as “bath salts” permanent, according to Thomas R. Calcagni, acting director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
MONROE – Gov. Chris Christie will hold a town hall meeting in Monroe tomorrow afternoon, his 17th of the year.
WEST TRENTON–The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is urging state residents to monitor weather conditions over the next several days. A slow-moving, low-pressure system is expected to generate large amounts of rainfall in some areas, particularly in the northern part of the state. The heaviest rainfall is expected tonight into Wednesday. Flooding could continue in some areas through Friday.
TRENTON – New Jersey tax revenue is running ahead of the original projections, though there is disagreement over just how much.
TRENTON — As part of an ongoing campaign by New Jersey’s Divisions of Alcoholic Beverage Control and Highway Traffic Safety, New Jersey officials today reminded students that prom and graduation seasons are meant to be enjoyed while staying safe and sober.
STATE – A non-profit transportation advocacy group expressed concerns about New Jersey’s spending priorities in an analysis of the Department of Transportation’s 2012 capital program released this week
STATE –Today is the last day to register to vote in the June 7 primary elections.
Parents, if your high-school senior is about to graduate, you have my heart-felt congratulations – and my sympathy. As your checkbook can attest, this has been an expensive year and it’s not over yet.
Dear Earth Talk: How healthy is soy? I heard that, despite its healthy image, most soy is grown using chemicals like other crops and is even being genetically modified. — D. Frinka, Syracuse, N.Y.
TRENTON – Commuters in New Jersey and throughout the country are being encouraged by a national bicycling advocacy group to leave their cars at home and if practical, bike to work this week.