TRENTON – An auditor employed by the New Jersey Division of Taxation has been charged with demanding a bribe from the owner of a convenience store in Gloucester County in return for not initiating an audit of the store, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
TRENTON – A bill that would protect good Samaritans who use an automated external defibrillator while attempting to save someone’s life from civil liability was approved today by the full state Senate.
TRENTON – The state Senate passed a bill to legalize marriage for same-sex couple today by a vote of 24-16.
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JACKSON — Six Flags Great Adventure, America’s largest regional theme park, today announced the addition of King Cobra, an intense and visually-stunning, racing tube slide, opening at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor in Summer 2012.
STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have risen 4.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.46/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.47/g, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.
TRENTON – An Essex County contractor admitted Friday to paying bribes to an employee of a container ship terminal facility at a port in Union County to secure contracts for construction projects, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Despite the austerity measures approved yesterday by Greek government leaders, and despite the bailout of Greek national debt offered in return by creditor banks and the European Union, Wagner College economics professor Mary Rose Leacy says that “Greece is going down — it’s just a question of when and how.”
All the attention paid to the debacle about coverage for contraceptives over the past several days obscured a broader, undisputed win for all consumers, including those who are pregnant or about to be pregnant.
An outside consultant hired by the White House to assess the Department of Energy’s hot-button green energy loan program suggests the agency hire a “chief risk officer” to better track companies backed by taxpayer-funded loans.