HAMILTON – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa today announced the arrests of 24 men and one male juvenile in the latest operation aimed at the possession and distribution of child pornography, including child rape videos.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie’s budget speech yesterday was silent on environmental issues, to the dismay of environmental advocates.
UNION CITY – The Assembly Transportation Committee will hold a special hearing Thursday in Hudson County to discuss the state Department of Transportation’s (DOT) plans to close the northbound lanes of the Pulaski Skyway for two years beginning in 2014 while the roadway is reconstructed.
TRENTON – Saying, “The sky ahead is limitless if we just have the courage to stay the course,” Gov. Chris Christie delivered his fourth budget address to the Legislature this afternoon. The governor reluctantly agreed to accept federal funds to expand Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Legislature approved a bill to bring internet gambling to New Jersey today. The bill passed by a 68-5-1 vote in the Assembly, while the state Senate approved it by a 35-1 vote.
TRENTON – New Jersey is moving forward to establish a mediation process to give consumers the option to settle Superstorm Sandy-related insurance disputes without resorting to potentially expensive and drawn-out lawsuits. The New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI) has released a release of a Request for a Qualification (RFQ) to establish the program.
TRENTON – Both the General Assembly and state Senate are scheduled to vote on revised legislation today that would allow Atlantic City casinos to run online casino games. Gov. Chris Christie said that he would sign the revised bill as long as it incorporates the changes he made through a conditional veto earlier this month.
STATE — Legislation supported by Assemblyman Joseph Cryan is being called an assault on civil rights.
TRENTON — Hurricane Sandy survivors in New Jersey have five days remaining to register for recovery assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Survivors can register by phone until 10 p.m. March 1 or online until midnight.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With $85 billion in federal budget cuts set to take effect Friday unless lawmakers can reach an agreement to stop the sequester, the White House released a breakdown of how each state would be affected.