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MANVILLE–The New Jersey Council on Special Transportation (NJ COST), a statewide advocacy association that for over 31 years has provided information and support for community-based transit services, has published a report detailing a serious financial crisis that is affecting New Jersey’s community transportation and paratransit services for senior citizens, persons with disabilities, US veterans and the economically disadvantaged.
UNION COUNTY – The Union County Commission on the Status of Women has announced the 2012 recipients of the Women of Excellence Awards. The honorees will be celebrated at the 20th annual Women of Excellence dinner on Friday, March 23, at The Westwood, 438 North Avenue in Garwood.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Approximately 24 million active voter registrations in the United States—one of every eight—are no longer valid or have significant inaccuracies, according to the Pew Center on the States’ Election Initiatives.
Do you ever get the feeling that you don’t know the first thing about your state’s government? More than likely, its by no fault of your own; U.S. state governments are notoriously closed-off, and even more difficult to compare to one another.
When Whitney Houston died last week, the world was shocked. One of the world’s best-selling artists from the mid-1980s to the late 1990s, Houston turned out such hits as “I Wanna Dance With Somebody,” ”How Will I Know,” ”The Greatest Love of All” and “I Will Always Love You.”
Unemployment can be stressful enough without having to figure out the tax treatment of the unemployment benefits you receive. Unemployment compensation generally includes, among other forms, state unemployment compensation benefits, but the tax implications depend on the type of program paying the benefits.
STATE – More than half of New Jersey’s 538 districts with elected school boards have taken advantage of a new law that allows them to switch from April to November elections, according to the New Jersey School Boards Association.
TRENTON – At a news conference at the Statehouse today, Senator Raymond J. Lesniak announced the introduction of legislation sponsored by himself and Senator Barbara Buono which would begin to address the foreclosure and affordable housing crises facing New Jersey.
ELIZABETH — The Elizabethtown Healthcare Foundation has provided a $10,000 grant that will distribute 350 Infant CPR Anytime kits to parents of newborns in Elizabeth.