TRENTON — Assemblyman John Wisniewksi, the head of the Assembly’s Transportation committee, blasted NJ Transit for its decision to send four employees to the Superbowl in New Orleans at a taxpayer cost of $14,505.
WEST TRENTON — The New Jersey State Police Uniform Crime Reporting Unit has just taken a significant step forward in reporting crime throughout the state. Today, a link was placed on the public web site that connects users to very recent and comparative crime data for municipalities and counties. The data is updated every week, or as often as municipalities provide fresh numbers.
TRENTON – Democrats’ legislation to restore a tax credit for working poor families that was slashed by Gov. Chris Christie was approved 47-24-5 Thursday by the Assembly, giving it final legislative approval.
TRENTON – The Assembly Thursday voted 45-29-1 to approve legislation extending the transportation committee’s subpoena power over the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
TRENTON – By a vote of 47-28-2, the General Assembly on Thursday granted final legislative approval to a bill that would provide incentives for small businesses to hire unemployed residents. It now awaits action by Gov. Chris Christie.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg does not plan to seek re-election in 2014, bringing a close to nearly three decades representing New Jersey.
TRENTON – New Jersey will receive $1.9 million as part of a multi-state settlement with the Toyota Motor Company that resolves allegations the company concealed safety issues related to sudden, unintended acceleration in vehicles it manufactured and sold, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced today.
TRENTON – Disaster recovery centers in New Jersey will close for Presidents Day Monday, Feb. 18. Small Business Administration disaster loan outreach and business recovery centers also will be closed. The centers will resume normal hours Tuesday, Feb. 19.
NEW BRUNSWICK – More than three months after Superstorm Sandy devastated large parts of New Jersey, nearly three-quarters of residents say that life is not yet back to normal. According to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, 77 percent call the storm a “transformative event.
PATERSON – St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson welcomed Bishop Arthur J. Serratelli on Ash Wednesday as he addressed employees and visitors during the morning Mass and distributed ashes. After Mass, Bishop Serratelli took time to meet and greet…