ELIZABETH — On Tuesday, a confirmed member of the Bloods street gang who led police on a high speed chase through Union and Elizabeth in 2009 was sentenced to nearly 30 years in state prison, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
TRENTON – State school aid increased by $850 million over last year’s budget, and Union County school districts will get $127 million more than last year according to figures released this week by the Christie administration.
TRENTON – Twenty-six people, including three bar employees and 23 underage patrons, were arrested early today at a bar in New Brunswick as a result of ABC’s College Initiative underage drinking enforcement program, Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control Director Jerry Fischer announced.
NEWARK – This spring, NJ Transit conducted its first systemwide customer satisfaction survey. The results are in, and the public transit agency passed – barely. Customers rated NJ Transit’s service as “acceptable” or “satisfactory” with a score of 5.2 on a 0 to 10 scale.
TRENTON – As part of Democrats’ effort to highlight the impact of Gov. Chris Christie’s cuts programs benefiting New Jersey’s middle-class and poor, the Assembly Budget Committee will meet next Tuesday to hear testimony how the cuts affect programs that serve children.
RAHWAY – Rahway Republicans are calling for the city’s school district to use extra state aid money provided in Gov. Chris Christie’s budget to fund property tax relief.
TRENTON – Democrats warned that yesterday’s Republican refusal to restore critical funding for municipalities will devastate New Jersey’s cities.
(NAPSI)—Students who go to college immediately after high school, live on campus and have tuition and expenses paid by their families are being replaced by working learners who juggle career, school and family.
STATE – The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey announced the release of a multi-media public service campaign alerting parents in New Jersey about the rising purity and dangers of heroin. The campaign “Everything’s Gone Up Since the 70s” was…
TRENTON – Two Middlesex County Democrats criticized Gov. Chris Christie for slashing school aid from the budget passed by the Legislature last month, while the governor touted his more modest funding increases.