TRENTON – Democratic lawmakers criticized Gov. Chris Christie for his handling of New Jersey’s state budget at a hearing on a projected $10.5 billion deficit for the fiscal year starting July 1, 2011 this morning.
STATE – For the third straight week, New Jersey reported a drop in the number of initial unemployment claims filed.
LINDEN – Police arrested two suspects in an early-morning carjacking that took place in the area of East 19th Street this week.
TRENTON — The Assembly Budget Committee will meet today to hear testimony on the projected $10.5 billion budget deficit for next fiscal year.
STATE — New Jersey voters continue to prefer less spending to more taxes. According to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, three of five voters (60%) say the state should hold the line on spending even if many programs have to be reduced.
WOODBRIDGE – Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ-7) will continue his series of summertime town hall meetings on Thursday, Aug. 12, in Woodbridge.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service may have money for you. Was your income below the limit that requires you to file a tax return? If so, you may still be due a refund.
NEWARK — July 2010 has gone into the history books as one of the hottest Julys on record, with 21 days of temperatures exceeding 90 degrees. This compares to one day above 90 last year. In addition, June 2010 had 13 days above 90 degrees versus zero days last year.
NEWARK – Joe Newby hurled eight innings of no-hit baseball and Jim Ed Warden pitched one hitless frame, leading the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs to a 3-1 no-hit victory over the Newark Bears Wednesday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
Judging by recent polls, a majority of Americans are experiencing political amnesia. This memory loss could drive the nation into the massive mistake of returning Republicans to power in Congress despite their record of abuses during the Bush years.