TRENTON – Yesterday, Gov. Chris Christie called for expanding New Jersey’s highly successful Drug Court program with mandatory treatment for non-violent, drug-addicted offenders throughout all 21 New Jersey counties.
Back in 1984, Wendy’s made a commercial depicting how a competitor’s hamburger buns were getting bigger while the actual hamburger inside was shrinking. A feisty old lady looked straight into the camera and with a confrontational tone, bellowed, “Where’s the beef?”
If you paid expenses to adopt an eligible child in 2011, you may be able to claim a tax credit of up to $13,360.
PERTH AMBOY – All of the children that were injured in the morning’s school bus crash have been released to their parents, according to Acting Chief of Police Benjamin Ruiz.
Something to consider during this National Sleep Awareness Week, March 5-11; according to the American Obesity Association nearly 200 million Americans are categorized as being overweight or obese and more than 70 million Americans suffer from some type of sleep disorder.
UNION COUNTY–Citing a desire to spend more time with her family, Freeholder Deborah P. Scanlon announced today she will retire at the end of the year, ending her fifth term in office.
“Wanderlust,” David Wain’s comically entertaining what-if scenario about a New York couple who accidentally traipses onto a neo-Hippie commune whilst fleeing the rigors of unemployment and big city anxiety, recalls the road not taken. Its charm lies in a satiric revival of a time and place where many a romantic thought they might spend their days.
In contrast with many other campaign finance reformers, Harvard Professor Lawrence Lessig believes fixing the U.S. election system will require more than just overturning the Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission Supreme Court ruling, which removed many restrictions on independent political spending.
Last week Rick Santorum called the President “a snob” for wanting everyone to get a college education (in fact, Obama never actually called for universal college education but only for a year or more of training after high school).
The United States House of Representatives this week passed bipartisan legislation that proposes to withhold for two years all federal development funding to states or local governments that take private property for economic development.