State News

Greenstein Introduces Bill To Protect Retirement Community Residents, During Power Outages

Linda R. Greenstein

TRENTON – State Sen. Linda R. Greenstein (D-Middlesex/Mercer) today introduced legislation to protect residents of retirement communities during an emergency by requiring the installation of electrical generators in common areas of the development, such as community rooms or clubhouses, for their use as shelters during long periods without power.

Union Officers Arrested For Embezzlement

NEWARK – Two union officers from Local 164 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) were arrested today in connection with an embezzlement scheme that defrauded the union and its Apprentice Program of $350,000, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.