STATE – According to a report released this week by the Economic Policy Institute, a proposal to raise New Jersey’s minimum wage would help the state’s economy and more than 300,000 New Jersey workers.
PERTH AMBOY – Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a robbery that took place at the Mobile Gas station at Smith Street and Convery Boulevard early Sunday morning.
Memorial Day, the first of three patriotic holidays, is almost upon us. Stores are decked out in red, white and blue, and the hot dogs, hamburgers and chicken wings are flying off shelves everywhere. Potato salad recipes will soon be competing for best in show this weekend along with yummy apple pies and fresh squeezed lemonade.
ELIZABETH–In its effort “to do right” by addressing human trafficking and modern-day slavery, the Frederick Douglass Family Foundation (FDFF) has announced that it is uniting with Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth, naming the all-female Catholic college prep high school as its first Douglass Freedom Partner.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As summer quickly approaches, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has joined the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Park Service (NPS) to emphasize the dangers of skin cancer and has provided simple steps Americans can take to protect themselves.
NEWARK — NJ Transit is kicking off the unofficial start of summer with “early getaway” rail and bus service today for the benefit of customers leaving work early for the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
TRENTON – The Assembly has approved a Democrat-sponsored bill that would increase New Jersey’s hourly minimum wage to $8.50 and require the rate to then be adjusted annually based on the Consumer Price Index by a 46-33 vote.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy Wednesday announced the launch of its first disability-related application challenge, which is designed to generate innovative tools that will improve employment opportunities and outcomes for people with disabilities.
TRENTON – A three-month fact-finding review of intelligence-gathering conducted by the New York Police Department (NYPD) in New Jersey has revealed no evidence to date that NYPD’s activities in the state violated New Jersey civil or criminal laws, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa said today.