NEWARK – Sharpening the state’s focus on the fight to halt prescription drug diversion and abuse, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa today announced a reorganization and expansion of the Enforcement Bureau within the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs – the body responsible for investigating allegations of professional misconduct on behalf of the 47 professional licensing boards, including the Board of Medical Examiners and Board of Pharmacy, that regulate 500,000 licensed and registered professionals across New Jersey.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Criminal charges have been filed against the driver and passenger of a sports utility vehicle that fled after striking and killing a 26-year-old bicyclist in New Brunswick, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Director Anthony A. Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department announced Saturday.
STATE – Alphonsina Bardino, a member of Community Access Unlimited (CAU), celebrated her 100th birthday earlier this week, along with friends, fellow CAU members and agency staff.
WOODBRIDGE – On Monday, Jan. 30, all state buildings will fly their flags at half-staff to honor the honor the service and sacrifice of United States Marine Corporal Kevin J. Reinhard, who was killed On Jan. 19 when the CH-53D helicopter he was riding in crashed in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
TRENTON – Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is worth up to $146 million. No one has won the game’s top prize since a Pennsylvania couple claimed the jackpot worth $128.8 million in the Christmas Eve drawing last year.
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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.