It’s hard to beat plastic for versatility. It’s used to make everything from life-saving medical tubing to explosives to food storage containers. But recent health questions are raising concerns: Is plastic safe for baby bottles? Does it release chemicals into food when microwaved?
Red light cameras are successfully used in a growing body of U.S. communities, as well as across the globe – from Taiwan to Germany to the United Kingdom – to reduce accidents caused by ignoring traffic signals at busy intersections.
I’ve said in the past that red light cameras are a mistake, and I’m disappointed that three municipalities in the state [Newark, Brick and East Brunswick] are moving forward with the program. Simply put, these cameras are nothing more than a money-grab for municipalities, and will result in more traffic accidents than if we did nothing at all.
The State Treasury Department has not explained why New Jersey office supply firms were not given an opportunity to bid on a contract the state awarded to Staples Advantage, a Massachusetts-based firm.
Perth Amboy Mayor Wilda Diaz is to be commended for the tributes that she paid to our servicemen and women at Veterans Day observances during the week of November 11th.
When I think of the term sheriff, I think of a position of integrity, that we should feel of sense of security and that laws of society will be upheld due to this integrity. I am sure each of you can only agree on this. The sheriff’s department is considered an integral part of good government.
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the supposed mastermind of the 9/11 attacks who is often referred to as KSM, will stand trial in New York City, putting an end to the un-American abuses of the Bush era.
The phrase “lame duck” doesn’t usually evoke great deeds and transformational events. Politically, lame duck can mean chaos in the state Legislature, something like a concert with everything from Mussorgsky’s frenzied “Night on Bald Mountain” to Tchaikovsky’s serene “Swan Lake.”
AARP thanks Representatives Pascrell, Payne, Rothman, and Sires for their votes in favor of better health care for every New Jerseyan. With the passage of the Affordable Health Care for America Act (HR 3962), we are one step closer to a stronger Medicare for seniors and future generations, and stable, affordable health care options for all Americans.
According to a new study released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), researchers found mercury in every single fish they tested from 500 lakes and reservoirs across the country.