WASHINGTON, D.C. — In advance of President Obama’s jobs address to a Joint Session of Congress, U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) emphasized the importance of creating a 21st Century Works Progress Administration (WPA) to create jobs, lift a depressed economy and rebuild America.
STATE – Last week, the state Division of Consumer made an unannounced return visit to 11 boardwalk novelty shops that had been selling suspected, illegal designer drugs in violation of state and federal laws – and found one shopkeeper continuing to sell the suspected chemicals, despite the stern warning he received in August.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – Mold can be a real problem for residents who were affected by flooding from Hurricane Irene or this week’s subsequent rain storms.
NEWARK – Vincent Hsia, a pharmacist and the former proprietor of Lincoln Pharmacy Network in Edison, admitted that he conspired to distribute oxycodone and that he filed false personal and corporate income tax returns, according to U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP–New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chairman and Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez today joined state legislators and a local elementary school class for an event to highlight the state’s school bus inspection program that looks at 24,000 student transportation vehicles twice a year.
TRENTON – More than $4.1 million in federal assistance has gone to help survivors begin the recovery from Hurricane Irene during the first week after the major declaration was issued.
It’s not uncommon to feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of important decisions we need to make concerning retirement accounts, investments, college savings and other complicated financial issues.
Dear EarthTalk: What is “nonpoint source pollution?” How much of a problem is it and how can it be controlled? — Devon Corey, New York, NY
STATE — As rain continues to fall in New Jersey, the American Red Cross is returning to communities that flooded last week as a result of Hurricane Irene; this time to determine who has been displaced again.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Middlesex County has purchased and is distributing to police departments throughout the county Automated License Plate Recognition Systems (ALPR’s), which are intended enhance a wide array of law enforcement activities.