TRENTON — Amidst growing reports of private businesses demanding Facebook login information from job applicants, Assemblyman John Burzichelli is introducing legislation that would bar employers from requiring current or prospective employees from submitting to the invasive practice as a condition of employment.
TRENTON – New Jersey employers added 8,700 jobs in February, the sixth consecutive month of increased payrolls, but the state’s unemployment rate held steady at 9.0 percent according to data released today by the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
TOMS RIVER – The way in which car buyers temporarily tag their newly-purchased vehicles changed drastically today as the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission and various levels of law enforcement joined forces to announce and unveil the state’s new system for issuing electronic temporary vehicle registration tags. The eTemp Tag system better protects officers during routine traffic stops, is easily seen on vehicles and reduces the overall cost to dealerships.
UNION COUNTY — Parents, educators, members of the clergy, social service and community organizations and other interested members of the general public who want to advocate for youth are invited to a public forum on Gang Awareness/Prevention on Thursday, March 29.
Though one might initially add “Jeff, Who Lives at Home” to a list of films inspired by the recession, it isn’t economic cataclysm that has kept our title character ensconced in the comfort and security of his mother’s basement. Nope, it’s much more complex, a psychological conundrum the directorial Brothers Duplass tackle with mixed results.
Romney spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom couldn’t have said it better – or worse. When asked by CNN Wednesday morning whether Mitt was being pushed so far to the right by Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich that he’d be handicapped in the general election, Fehrnstrom said “you hit a reset button for the fall campaign. Everything changes. It’s almost like an Etch-A-Sketch. You kind of shake it up and restart all over again.”
A February increase in financial support for underdog Rick Santorum was too little and too late to slow the far-better financed Mitt Romney, who coasted to an easy victory in the Illinois Republican presidential primary Tuesday.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A Pennsylvania man was arrested this morning and charged with murdering a Brooklyn, N.Y. man, whose remains were found in a wooded section of Edison in 2010, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Edison Police Chief Thomas Bryan announced.
WOODBRIDGE — Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Robert Hubner, director of the Woodbridge Police Department, announced today that rewards are being offered for information leading to the arrest of one or more suspects in the slaying of an 82-year-old man, who was killed two years ago in his home in the Fords section of the township.
TRENTON – State Senator Nicholas J. Sacco, the author of the New Jersey’s DNA Database law, has introduced legislation which would expand DNA sampling to include people convicted of disorderly persons offenses in order to increase the accuracy of the database and shed light on currently unsolved crimes.