TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie appears ready to consider a Senate Democrat proposal to give New Jersey residents an income tax credit for a portion of their property tax bills, but he won’t sign a bill to boost the minimum wage.
When I first graduated from college and later graduate school, I was somewhat melancholy, but very excited, because for the first time in eighteen years, I would no longer be a student. But because I had a license to teach and counsel high school students, I would still be in school, only now I was entitled to be on the other side of the desk.
TRENTON – A bill sponsored by state Sen. Joseph F. Vitale that would expand the state’s sterile syringe and needle exchange program to help reduce the prevalence of transmitted bloodborne diseases such as HIV and Hepatitis C through shared intravenous needles was advanced today from the Senate Health, Human Services and Seniors Citizens Committee.
HAMILTON — For the first time in six years, a majority of Garden State residents believe that a statewide law preventing drivers from using hand-held cell phones is making roads safer, according to a survey by AAA Clubs of New Jersey.
TRENTON – The Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee on Thursday approved legislation that would crack down on anyone who kills or injures another person while driving and illegally using a cell phone.
NEWARK – Singer and actress Lauryn N. Hill was charged today with willfully failing to file three years of income tax returns with the IRS, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
Enjoying the profound and humorous insights about one’s golden years so charmingly assayed by John Madden’s “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” it occurred that this film should be mandatory viewing for anyone with a civic sense. While seniors will enjoy the concurrence of truths they’ve learned, young folks should benefit most from its wisdom.
RAHWAY – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway was honored with an “A” for patient safety by The LeapFrog Group, an independent national organization run by employees and other large purchasers of health benefits.