TRENTON Senator Kevin O’Toole has introduced legislation to increase penalties for violating New Jersey’s child pornography laws.
STATE — More than 75 New Jersey landmarks and buildings will “glow red” tomorrow night to support the Tenth Annual National Wear Red Day For Women and American Heart Association Go Red For Women movement.
TRENTON – New Jersey will receive $3.1 million as part of a multi-state settlement with Lender Processing Services, a Florida-based company that primarily provides technological support to banks and mortgage loan servicers, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced today.
TRENTON – The Assembly on Monday approved legislation that would allow nonresident military spouses to seek temporary licensure from certain professional and occupations licensing boards upon moving to New Jersey.
TRENTON – Legislation that would require certain health insurance providers to cover prescription pain medication was approved Monday by the Assembly.
TRENTON – Spurred by a recent nationwide change to Visa and MasterCard regulations that allows retailers to impose credit card processing fees on customers, Senators Jim Whelan, Bob Gordon and Nia H. Gill yesterday introduced a consumer advocacy bill that would protect New Jersey residents from point-of-purchase surcharges for using their credit cards.
STATE – New Jersey’s poorest families spend a greater percentage of their income on taxes than the state’s wealthiest, according to a report released this week by the Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy in Washington.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg announced that he has cosponsored the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization bill to provide support for victims of domestic violence. The VAWA Reauthorization Act of 2013 would provide critical support and protections to all victims of domestic and sexual violence, including Native American women, gay and lesbian victims, and battered immigrant women.
STATE — A noted environmental advocate says that Gov. Chris Christie’s emergency order last week adopting new FEMA flood maps doesn’t go far enough.
TRENTON – More than 2,600 guns were turned in by Mercer County residents during a state-sponsored gun buyback event held at two churches in Trenton this past Friday and Saturday, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced today.