STATE – Gov. Chris Christie will introduce his new state budget proposal next week, which will include a promised income tax cut for all New Jersey taxpayers.
TRENTON – A bill that would increase penalties for those who engage in road rage and cause serious harm to others was unanimously approved yesterday by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
TRENTON – A bill sponsored that would protect from civil liability good Samaritans who use an automated external defibrillator while attempting to save someone’s life was unanimously passed in the Assembly yesterday, receiving final legislative approval.
STATE — Morris County College sociology Prof. Bader Qarmout of Newton is seeking the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez.
In today’s economy, small business owners sometimes save money through bartering to get products or services they need. The IRS wants to remind small business owners that the fair market value of property or services received through barter is taxable income.
I’ve been angry all week. I’ve been angry ever since Feb. 11, when the lights went out for Whitney Houston. Although the cause of death is still unknown, the specter of drugs and alcohol as a contributing factor looms in the forefront. But the real reason I’m so angry has to do with the message that is sent to talented wannabes: Alcohol and drugs will take away your pain, make it all better and still allow the creative process to unfold because you are just that special.
TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senators Raymond J. Lesniak and Barbara Buono which would establish a comprehensive program to transition foreclosed property into affordable housing was unanimously approved by the Senate Economic Growth Committee today.
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EDISON — Ten local companies and individuals have joined forces to sponsor the Middlesex County College Scholarship Gala on March 3. The event will honor two individuals and one corporation, as well as raise money to support student scholarships.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – While California got top marks with 81 points (out of a possible 100) on the 2011 Brady State Scorecard rankings, New Jersey came in second with a score of 72.