Lobbyists are storming Capitol Hill, pushing a tax holiday that would give billions of dollars in tax breaks to less than 1 percent of American businesses – and stick the other 99 percent with the bill. But of course, they can’t say that. So tax holiday advocates are using a high-powered version of the email con known as the “Nigerian scam.”
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Tuesday’s election brought the terms of two incumbent mayors to a close.
UNION COUNTY – There were few surprises in yesterday’s local elections in Union County.
STATE – Democrats held all 26 of the seats they controlled in the state Senate and gained a 48th seat in the Assembly to keep their majority in the state Legislature.
STATE – Today, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m. eastern standard time, the federal government will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). The test will last up to three and a half minutes.
SAYREVILLE — Authorities are actively investigating the death of a 28-year-old Edison man whose body was found in Sayreville, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Chief John Zebrowski of the Sayreville Police Department announced today.
STATE – A Superior Court judge ordered the return of possessions seized from Occupy Trenton protesters at the city’s World War II Memorial last month.
STATE – Only about three weeks remain for families, individuals and businesses in New Jersey to register for federal assistance for damage suffered from Hurricane Irene.
LINDEN – A police chase that injured an officer and went through Linden and Roselle ended when the suspect’s car hit another vehicle and went airborne before landing on its roof and striking a house on the 1000 block of Seib Avenue in Elizabeth Saturday, authorities said.
TRENTON – On Monday, Gov. Chris Christie announced plans to appeal a court ruling that dismissed New Jersey’s legal efforts to force owners of a coal-fired Pennsylvania power plan to reduce its pollution.