Category: State News

Wi-Fi Network Coming To NJ Transit Trains & Stations

NEWARK — The NJ Transit Board of Directors today authorized a public-private partnership with Cablevision to offer high-speed wireless internet access at stations and onboard trains. The Wi-Fi access will be provided to NJ Transit customers via a dedicated, trackside Wi-Fi network —–the first of its kind in the nation—at no cost to the agency.

Senate Race Takes Shape

STATE — General Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver will compete with two congressmen — Reps. Frank Pallone and Rush Holt — for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in the August 13th special primary election.

Hoffman Tabbed As Acting Attorney General

TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie has named John J. Hoffman as the state’s acting attorney general. Hoffman replaces Jeffrey Chiesa, who resigned to serve in the U.S. Senate as the late Frank Lautenberg’s temporary replacement until a special election is held this fall.

New Court Fees Would Be Used To Modernize Recordkeeping, Fund Legal Aid For Poor

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats to authorize the Supreme Court to increase or add new court filing fees to help fund the modernization of the state’s court information system, as well as the work of Legal Services of New Jersey, a non-profit that provides free legal assistance in civil matters to individuals living below the poverty line, was released Monday by the Assembly Judiciary Committee.