STATE – New Jersey residents say the most pressing issues facing the state are property taxes and jobs, according a new Monmouth University/NJ Press Media Poll. Each of those issues were identified by 42 percent of respondents, while public schools (20 percent), general economic conditions (19 percent), and other taxes (15 percent) were also identified as causes for concern.
Of all the investments made by the super-wealthy partners at Bain Capital, perhaps none have a greater potential return than the one they have made in Mitt Romney.
Fisker Automotive, maker of exotic electric sports cars being built with help from a $529 million federal loan, has announced layoffs at its Delaware plant as it tries to persuade the Department of Energy to continue backing it with public money.
Although most income you receive is taxable and must be reported on your federal income tax return, there are some instances when income may not be taxable.
STATE — PATH will provide additional midday train service to the World Trade Center Station, one block away from the parade route, for tomorrow’s Giants’ victory parade. The ticker-tape celebration is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. on lower Broadway.
In March 1981, pollsters tucked the first question about global climate change into a national poll, asking 1,000 adults if they had “heard or read about the ‘greenhouse effect.'”
TRENTON – Legislation that would crack down on criminal impersonation committed by electronic communications or the Internet was released Monday by an Assembly panel.
STATE – Last week, the state Department of Health and Senior Services launched a website that allows the public to examine inspection reports for 260 licensed or certified ambulatory surgery centers. In the future, the website will include inspection reports and quality data for other licensed health care facilities such as hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
RAHWAY – The state Election Law Enforcement Commission levied a $55,000 fine against the Rahway Democratic Committee, one of the largest penalties ever issued by the commission.
STATE — The conservative political organization Americans for Prosperity (AFP) released a legislative scorecard that unsurprisingly cast most Democrats in disfavor but also rendered a poor evaluation of Gov. Chris Christie’s job performance.