A new bill approved by Congress last week would again make the Defense Department the premier funder of security assistance to foreign countries, giving it more than double the comparable budget of the agency popularly associated with America’s foreign aid, the State Department.
With Mitt Romney at or near the top of the polls in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, the Center for Public Integrity’s iWatch News wanted to find out how his administration might regulate toxic air pollutants.
NEW BRUNSWICK — The assistant director of the Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center was charged Thursday with sexually assaulting a woman 11 years ago when she was being held at the county’s youth detention center, announced Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Edmond C. Cicchi, warden at the facility.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republicans had a change of heart and will agree to a two-month extension of a Social Security payroll tax cut, which will keep 160 million Americans from having smaller paychecks in the new year.
WEST TRENTON – At the top of the New Jersey State Police’s 2011 holiday wish list is a safe and happy holiday season for the citizens of New Jersey. That includes a dramatic reduction in the traffic fatalities during the Christmas weekend period, especially pedestrian fatalities.
NEWARK — NJ Transit will offer additional holiday service along with a special extension of the Family Super Saver Fare, allowing up to two children ages 5 through 11 to travel free with each customer paying/presenting any valid fare.
TRENTON – If you match all five numbers and the gold Mega Ball in tonight’s drawing, your Mega Millions lottery ticket could be worth as much as $173 million.
There has been considerable debate recently about President Obama’s follow through on a pledge to bring our troops home from Iraq by the end of this year. Critics, however, argue that leaving a vulnerable country at this time sets the stage for a takeover by extremists that threaten peace in that region.
Essex County legal cases have not been suspended indefinitely because of a hot political dispute between Gov. Chris Christie and state Sen. Ronald Rice, as reported in Alexi Friedman’s front page story on Sunday.
First, I’d like to thank everyone who supported our holiday fundraising efforts this year – donors and volunteers alike. As well, many thanks to our generous friends who continue to support our work in New Jersey. It is only with our supporter’s help that we can even attempt to meet the rising need and assistance requests that are flooding in.