WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate approved a funding measure that includes a minimum of $15 million for Amtrak to begin design and engineering work on the proposed Gateway Tunnel project yesterday, New Jersey’s senators announced.
STATE – Utility workers have restored power to most New Jersey residents who were affected by Saturday’s snowstorm, but that’s little comfort to nearly 200,000 customers who are still without electricity.
TRENTON – Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is worth up to $245 million.
TRENTON–New Jersey continued to improve its overall national ranking on the 2011 National Association of Educational Progress (NAEP), the largest nationally representative and continuing assessment of what America’s students know and can do in various subject areas.
CARTERET-Mayor Dan Reiman and the Borough Council officially unveiled the completed RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center at Carteret today. All construction has been completed, with current parking and streetscape additions also complete.
STATE – Utility crews are working to restore power to New Jersey residents who lost electricity as a result of Saturday’s snowstorm, but it’s a slow process.
It’s tough sticking to your budget any time of year, but the holiday season presents special challenges with so many unexpected expenses and temptations. If you sometimes fall prey to holiday overspending, you might want to look for year-round small spending cuts in other areas of your life that, when added together, can result in big savings.
UNION — Anger at politicians, Wall Street and big banks is fueling hundreds of protests across the globe and a group of New Jersey citizens will visit the Bank of America branch at 1930 Morris Avenue in Union on Nov. 5 to encourage consumers to close their accounts as part of a Move-Your-Money protest.
TRENTON – State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff today extended the deadline for this year’s Homestead Benefit and Senior Freeze applications by one week to Nov.7.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In 2009, state and local governments brought in nearly $2.1 trillion, a 22.1 percent ($587.5 billion) decrease from 2008, according to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. Most tax revenue categories saw declines except property tax, which saw a 3.7 percent increase to $424.0 billion.