NEWARK – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today reminded consumers to beware of home repair scams and charity scams while they recover from the damage caused by violent thunderstorms that led to emergency declarations in Atlantic, Cumberland and Salem counties, and the water main break that led to an emergency declaration in Monmouth County.
STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have risen 5.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.30 per gallon yesterday.
By most estimates, over half of adult Americans haven’t written a will stating how their assets should be distributed after death. Fewer still have bothered to appoint someone to make financial and health care decisions on their behalf should they become incapacitated. And now we can add another necessary, but probably overlooked legal document: a social media will.
According to a recent New York Times article, nearly half of all public corporations in the United States are incorporated in Delaware. Maeve McClenaghan takes a look at the reason why for The Bureau of Investigative Journalism.
Back during the debate on the Clinton health care reform proposal, insurance executives tried to convince lawmakers that they were on the same side of health care reform as consumers were, so they embraced the idea of “community rating” in which insurers charge everyone in a given community the same premium regardless of age, gender or health status. In testimony before a House committee in 1993, the president of Cigna’s health care business assured lawmakers that all the big insurers were on board with a return to community rating.
RAHWAY — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the early Saturday morning stabbing death of a 17-year-old following what is described as a large fight in Rahway, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
ELIZABETH — A Roselle man was sentenced to 18 years in state prison on Friday, July 6, after pleading guilty to first degree robbery earlier this year, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The IRS has expanded its “Fresh Start” initiative by offering more flexible terms to its Offer-in-Compromise Program. These newest rules enable some financially distressed taxpayers to clear up their tax problems even quicker.