TRENTON– New Jersey’s economy added 10,000 jobs in November, led by hiring among the state’s private sector employers, according to information released by the state Department of Labor. The state’s unemployment rate held steady at 9.2 percent, remaining below the national rate of 9.8 percent.
TRENTON –New Jersey has entered into a multi-state settlement agreement with The Dannon Company, Inc. under which Dannon will pay the states a total of $21 million to resolve allegations it made unsubstantiated and deceptive marketing claims regarding its Activia yogurt and DanActive drink products, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced today.
TRENTON –New Jersey has entered into a multi-state settlement agreement with DIRECTV that resolves allegations the satellite television provider engaged in deceptive and unfair business practices, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced today.
TRENTON – Tax revenue collection are 3.8 percent above projections for the first five months of the fiscal year, according to state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff.
TRENTON—Voters in Woodbridge and South River approved school construction projects yesterday.
UTICA, N.Y. – President Barack Obama’s job approval rating has dipped to 39 percent, equaling a low since he took office two years ago, according to a newly released Zogby Interactive poll.
PISCATAWAY – Union County will become the first county in New Jersey to include suicide prevention training for all of its law enforcement officers.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Middlesex County residents are encouraged to sign up for Middlesex County Alert, an emergency notification system sponsored by the county.
TRENTON – Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot could be worth as much as $104 million.
ELIZABETH — A Garwood man who is a suspected member of the Bloods street gang pleaded guilty last week to extortion and possession of illegal drugs and will be sentenced to more than six years in state prison, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.