Category: State News

NJ Congressman To Introduce Mental Health Bill

BRIDGEWATER – At the Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center in Bridgewater, Congressman Leonard Lance today announced that he will introduce legislation titled the ‘Excellence in Mental Health Act.’ Lance’s measure would seek to strengthen our Nation’s mental health services.

Gas Price Drop Offers Motorists Some Relief

STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 4.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.54 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,525 gas outlets in New Jersey. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.70 per gallon , according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Sandy Assistance Deadline Extended Until April 1

TRENTON – New Jersey residents impacted by Superstorm Sandy now have until April 1, 2013 to register for individual disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The deadline extension applies for homeowner, renter, and business registration with the Small Business Administration (SBA) for Disaster Loan Assistance, another important step in the disaster relief process to ensure survivors obtain all relief they are eligible for.

No guns for terrorists

by Assemblywoman Linda Stender It’s basic common sense – no gun licenses for those on the FBI Terrorist Watch List. It is also the basis of key legislation included in a comprehensive Assembly Democratic bill package on gun violence prevention. Let’s…

Purported Sandy Relief Charity Agrees To Temporary Restraints

NEWARK – The operators of a purported charity who claimed donations will aid victims of Hurricane Sandy have been temporarily barred from soliciting additional donations, and must preserve the money and items donated to date, following the Court’s acceptance today of temporary restraints and other interim relief requested by the State and agreed to by the defendants.