TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie signed comprehensive arbitration reform legislation Tuesday, part of an effort to rein in the state’s high property taxes. The measure is the result of a bipartisan agreement reached on Dec. 9 with legislative leadership.
CARTERET — Mayor Dan Reiman announced a settlement this week that resolves the borough’s environmental claims against E.I du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont), and clears the way for revitalization of Carteret’s Arthur Kill waterfront.
EDISON — The annual holiday party at Middlesex County College included a food drive that garnered hundreds of pounds of canned goods and non-perishable items, which were donated to Elijah’s Promise Soup Kitchen in New Brunswick.
There is a documentary, whose title declares what you need to know going in…“They Killed Sister Dorothy”…
STATE – New Jersey is one of ten states that lost a seat in the House of Representatives following the 2010 Census.
TRENTON – With no jackpot winner since Nov. 9, the Mega Millions top prize is worth $145 million in tonight’s drawing.
NEWARK – State Division of Consumer Affairs investigators, during an unannounced sweep of urban discount stores conducted this month, discovered holiday lights, decorations and other electrical items that bear counterfeit labels of the Underwriters Laboratory (UL) testing organization and may pose risks to consumers.
SPOTSWOOD — A Spotswood High School math teacher has been arrested and charged with sending inappropriate text messages to a 17-year-old female student, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Spotswood Police Chief Karl G. Martin announced Monday.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act President Obama signed on March 23, 2010, set in motion a wide range of healthcare reforms. Although many of its more sweeping changes won’t be fully activated until 2014, several key elements already went live, effective September 23, 2010.
Dear EarthTalk: Can you explain what “desertification” is and why it is an important environmental issue? — Jay Harris, Nashville, TN