NEWARK – JP Morgan Chase & Co. will pay a $1.1 million fine to settle a state investigation into the company’s sale of auction-rate securities, New Jersey officials announced today. The firm also agreed to repurchase approximately $91.25 million in securities from individual New Jersey investors.
STATE — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will headline a $100 per person fundraising event for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad in Des Moines on Oct. 4.
MONROE – Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno and Bill Baroni, deputy executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, visited Monroe Township Wednesday to present a piece of steel from the World Trade Center for inclusion in their public memorial to honor the victims and remember the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Sometimes I miss the days before cell phones, email and voicemail. Sure, they’ve simplified our lives in many ways – remember how frustrating it was trying to reach people before answering machines?
Dear EarthTalk: Is there any way to harness volcanic energy to meet our electricity and other power needs? — Antonio Lopez, Chino, CA
STATE — New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection has issued a statewide drought watch. Residents are being asked to take voluntary measures to conserve water.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie today unveiled a series of ethics reform measures intended to promote accountability and maintain the integrity of office holders and employees and the electoral process at all level of government.
NEWARK – Federal agents arrested three current and former Continental Airlines employees who have been charged with participating in an alleged conspiracy to smuggle cocaine into the United States through Newark Liberty International Airport, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced Tuesday.
NEWARK – A doctor with a practice in Elizabeth was arrested Tuesday morning on charges that he conspired to commit Medicaid fraud, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
ROSELLE – When Roselle sixth grade students head home from school on Sept. 17, they’ll leave with more than just homework. They’ll have a brand new, free laptop in tow.