NEWARK – A Texas woman working as a contractor for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (“FEMA”) admitted Monday that she demanded and received an illegal gratuity from a New Jersey resident who had applied for FEMA assistance for property damaged by Hurricane Irene, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa today reminded the residents of Atlantic County that a state-led gun buyback event will take place this coming Friday, March 22, and Saturday, March 23, at two churches — the Second Baptist Church in Atlantic City, and the Faith Baptist Church in Pleasantville.
TRENTON – The state Senate on Monday approved legislation that would allow county-wide purchasing agreements for food and custodial services.
TRENTON – A Democrat-sponsored bill to require any bid to privatize the state lottery be subject to approval of the state Legislature received final legislative approval when it was approved 23-17 Monday by the Senate.
TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation today to criminalize the manufacture, sale and possession of synthetic marijuana.
TRENTON – A Senate committee on Monday approved legislation that would ban the use of therapeutic practices intended to change the sexual orientation of minors, so-called “conversion therapy.”
TRENTON — The full state Senate today passed a comprehensive, bipartisan child pornography prevention act.
TRENTON – The full state Senate on Monday unanimously approved sweeping bipartisan legislation to crackdown on human trafficking.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to help military spouses with out-of-state teaching license find work in New Jersey cleared its final legislative hurdle today when the state Senate approved the measure 40-0.
TRENTON – The state Senate approved a bill Monday to help homeowners better understand their insurance policies by a 38-0 vote. The bill (A-3642) requires that the homeowner insurance consumer information brochure already required under state law contain a one-page summary of the policy.