On Wednesday, California and New York City lawmakers introduced resolutions calling for a constitutional amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial 2010 Citizens United decision which characterized political spending as free speech and paved the way for unlimited corporate spending on election campaigns.
If you’re among the taxpayers who still file a paper return, the IRS reminds you that it no longer mails paper tax packages, a step the agency took after continued growth in electronic filing, the availability of free options and as a way to reduce costs.
NEWARK — U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Newark Liberty International Airport discovered heroin concealed in bottles of scotch on New Year’s Eve.
WESTFIELD – Redeemer Lutheran Church in Westfield will hold a “Service of Healing” tonight following the death of National Park Service Ranger Margaret Kritsch Anderson, who was a town native and daughter of the church’s pastor, Paul Kristch.
So-called “NIMBY” activism, once reserved for projects like landfills, prisons and big box stores, has started to impact proposed renewable energy projects throughout the nation.
NEW BRUNSWICK – With only five days left for the legislature to act on reform of sick and vacation day benefits, Gov. Chris Christie today visited the home of Frank and Joan Deiner, lifelong residents of New Brunswick, to discuss his “Zero Means Zero” proposal.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encouraging Americans this January, as part of National Radon Action Month, to take simple and affordable steps to test their homes for harmful levels of radon gas.
NEWARK – The staging place for the undercover operation was a four bedroom, three bathroom Cape Cod-style dwelling that, like many homes in its Lyndhurst neighborhood, suffered extensive structural and mold damage as a result of floodwaters caused by Tropical Storm Irene.
NEWARK – Rocco Martino, a doctor who recently practiced internal and sports medicine in Berkeley Heights, admitted Tuesday to making available images and videos of pre-pubescent children being sexually abused – sometimes violently – to others over the internet, U.S. Attorney Fishman announced.
In 2010, the courts reversed decades of legal precedent when they said it was OK for corporations and unions to spend as much as they want to put their favorite candidates in office.