TRENTON -Established in late March to assess operations and emergency preparedness for New Jersey’s nuclear power plants following Japan’s nuclear tragedy, the state’s Nuclear Review Task Force has issued an interim report based upon early lessons learned from that ongoing nuclear emergency.
TRENTON — Juveniles caught sending sexually explicit photographs via their cell phones would not face criminal prosecution but rather intense education on the ramifications under a bill advanced by a Senate Panel on Monday.
TRENTON – A Senate committee advanced legislation that would move New Jersey’s February presidential primary election back to June, in conjunction with the regular partisan primary elections.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a California law that prevented children from renting or purchasing violent video games.
ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting death of an Elizabeth man that occurred Friday evening, according to Prosecutor Theodore Romankow.
STATE — June 27 marks National HIV Testing day and all around New Jersey local health departments, hospitals and community-based organizations will be hosting a range of community events featuring free HIV testing.
TRENTON – On Thursday, the full Assembly approved a measure that would bar physicians from administering Botox to anyone under 18 years of age.
Jazz Record Collectors’ Bash • June 24 & 25 at 8:30 a.m. – The 37th annual Jazz Record Collectors’ Bash will offer collectors the chance to buy, sell & swap 78s, LPs, CDs and memorabilia at the Hilton Woodbridge, 120 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Two day admission is $20; after 5 p.m. Friday, pay just $10. Info: 1-516-681-7102
TRENTON – Despite massive protests by unions, the state Assembly passed a controversial bill to reduce future costs by changing the pension and health care benefits offered to public workers. The vote was 46-32, with 14 Democrats joining 28 Republicans to vote for passage.
TRENTON – The full Assembly voted for a Democratic-sponsored measure that would void the contract recently negotiated by the Christie administration to give control of the state’s public broadcasting to a New York broadcaster while leaving taxpayers on the hook for remaining costs.