UNION COUNTY–Citing a desire to spend more time with her family, Freeholder Deborah P. Scanlon announced today she will retire at the end of the year, ending her fifth term in office.
“Wanderlust,” David Wain’s comically entertaining what-if scenario about a New York couple who accidentally traipses onto a neo-Hippie commune whilst fleeing the rigors of unemployment and big city anxiety, recalls the road not taken. Its charm lies in a satiric revival of a time and place where many a romantic thought they might spend their days.
In contrast with many other campaign finance reformers, Harvard Professor Lawrence Lessig believes fixing the U.S. election system will require more than just overturning the Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission Supreme Court ruling, which removed many restrictions on independent political spending.
Last week Rick Santorum called the President “a snob” for wanting everyone to get a college education (in fact, Obama never actually called for universal college education but only for a year or more of training after high school).
The United States House of Representatives this week passed bipartisan legislation that proposes to withhold for two years all federal development funding to states or local governments that take private property for economic development.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie has proclaimed March 2012 as Problem Gambling Awareness Month in New Jersey. The Governor urged all residents to help spread the message that there is help for problem gamblers through treatment as well as support for those who are in recovery and their families.
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A tax credit is a dollar-for-dollar reduction of taxes owed. Some tax credits are refundable meaning if you are eligible and claim one, you can get the rest of it in the form of a tax refund even after your tax liability has been reduced to zero.
TRENTON –Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa today announced a statewide ban on the manufacture, distribution, sale, and possession of any of the hundreds of dangerous, manmade chemicals designed to mimic the effects of marijuana, commonly known as “synthetic marijuana,” “K2,” or “Spice.”
Congressman Ron Paul deserves the Republican Party nomination for president because he would prove to be the most dramatic contrast with Barack Obama and right now the nation would benefit by a clear distinction between the philosophy offered by Democrats and that of the GOP.