TRENTON—New Jersey enacted a measure to prohibit the slaughter of horses for human consumption. The new law also bans the transport of horses to slaughter, as well as the sale and transport of horse meat for human consumption.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill that modernizes the rules governing the formation of Limited Liability Companies in New Jersey. LLCs are a form of unincorporated business organization that provides corporate-style limited liability to its owners with partnership-like capacity.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill to revise restrictions on New Jersey’s microbreweries and brewpubs and make it easier for them to offer their product to the public and enhance their appeal as tourist destinations.
TRENTON – A bill to require schools to have automated external defibrillators (AED) available during school hours and at school-sponsored athletic events was signed into law, according to state Sen. Joseph F. Vitale, who sponsored the legislation.
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Today, Democracy for America (DFA), endorsed Upendra Chivukula for Congress. Chivukula, an engineer by trade who speaks half-dozen languages, has served in the New Jersey General Assembly since 2002.
TRENTON – Two supervisors for the North Bergen Township Department of Public Works, Troy Bunero and Francis “Frank” Longo, were indicted today for allegedly assigning municipal employees to work on election campaigns, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
PATERSON – The New Jersey Attorney General’s Shooting Response Team is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding a shooting in which a state trooper shot a city man last night in Paterson as the suspect allegedly attempted to run him over with his vehicle.
TRENTON — The Senate Labor Committee advanced bipartisan legislation today to protect the privacy of job seekers. The bill would prohibit an employer from requiring an applicant to provide online passwords or in any other way provide access to their private social networking accounts.
TRENTON – The Olympics are a memory for most New Jersey residents, but Trenton lawmakers haven’t forgotten the controversy that developed this summer when the media learned that the uniforms provided to the U.S. Olympic team to wear for the opening ceremony were manufactured in China.
TRENTON – A Senate committee on Thursday released legislation that would grant a temporary nursing license to the qualified spouse of an active duty member of the Armed Forces who has been relocated to New Jersey.