BRIDGEWATER – Gov. Chris Christie called on the Legislature to put a referendum on legalizing same-sex marriage on the November election ballot.
Your kids can be helpful at tax time. That doesn’t mean they’ll sort your taxreceipts or refill your coffee, but those charming children may help you qualify for some valuable tax benefits. Here are 10 things the IRS wants parents to consider when filing their taxes this year.
CARTERET–KDC Solar LLC, headquartered in Bedminster, in a joint venture with Nugen Capital Management LLC, has begun commercial operation of the second largest PV roof-mounted solar system in New Jersey at the White Rose Inc. facility in Carteret.
The Israeli-born wife of casino mogul Sheldon Adelson is matching her husband and placing her own $5 million bet on a super PAC supporting Newt Gingrich in the upcoming Florida primary.
Mitt Romney lost the South Carolina primary to Newt Gingrich by a double digit margin. But in the race for congressional endorsements, the former Massachusetts governor is way ahead of the ex-Speaker of the House.
NEWARK – A member of the Fruit Town and Brick City Brims set of the Bloods street gang was sentenced Monday to 105 months for conspiring to murder a rival gang member in April 2009 and illegally possessing firearms, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – State Senators Raymond J. Lesniak and Jeff Van Drew, the prime sponsors of legislation authorizing sports wagering in New Jersey, and state Senator Jim Whelan, the chair of the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee, today applauded efforts by Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ-06) to amend the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) to allow New Jersey to regulate sports wagering within its borders.
TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie today made two historic nominations to the New Jersey State Supreme Court with Bruce A. Harris, Mayor of Chatham, a lawyer with over 20 years of legal experience, and Phillip H. Kwon, First Assistant Attorney General in the Department of Law and Public Safety and former Deputy Chief of the U.S. Attorney’s Office Criminal Division.
TRENTON – At a news conference at the Statehouse today, Senators Raymond J. Lesniak and Sandra Bolden Cunningham and criminal justice advocates announced the introduction of a comprehensive package of bills sponsored by the Senators to create a pathway to reform of New Jersey’s criminal justice system and rehabilitation for criminal offenders.
Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan rejected a proposed $285 million settlement in a Citibank fraud case and challenged the Securities and Exchange Commission’s policy of allowing defendants to resolve an action without admitting or denying the allegations.