TRENTON—Gov. Chris Christie signed a law establishing of a rebate program designed to encourage convenience betting options for horseracing patrons.
TRENTON –A Salem City has been convicted of attempted murder and kidnapping in connection with an incident last year in which he held his girlfriend and her three children hostage and fired on responding law enforcement officers, wounding a county investigator and a police dog, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
TRENTON — Two pieces of legislation aimed at promoting investment in higher education infrastructure in over two decades have been signed by Governor Christie today.
TRENTON – Legislation that would prohibit first responders from photographing or disclosing pictures of accident victims and patients to the public without their consent has been signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie.
TRENTON – The state will award $3 million in grants to 59 municipalities to promote safety along designated Safe Corridor highway segments and to advance local projects that promote safety for bicyclists.
NEWARK – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the New Jersey Bureau of Securities have sued a Jersey City-based investment firm and its executives, charging that they defrauded investors and raised approximately $12 million through the sale of unregistered securities.
STATE — The New Jersey Education Association’s 125-member political action committee has voted to recommend for endorsement President Barack Obama for re-election.
ELIZABETH—Today, U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and U.S. Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ-12) joined Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage, State Senator Ray Lesniak (D-20), representatives from the Million Mom March and Ceasefire New Jersey, and others at Elizabeth City Hall to demand action on new gun safety legislation in the wake of recent shooting tragedies in Colorado and Wisconsin.
STATE – The nations four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA have filed suit in federal court to prevent New Jersey from allowing sports betting at racetracks and Atlantic City casinos.