WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit struck down the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, which was intended to reduce emissions from power plants that cause smog and soot pollution that cross state lines.
TRENTON – On Monday, the New Jersey Senate passed legislation to create a Passenger Rail Study Commission in response to a recent Office of Legislative Services report that there are no efforts to regionalize rail lines.
TRENTON – Legislation that would prohibit discrimination against a potential organ transplant recipient on the basis of a mental or physical disability cleared the full Senate Monday.
STATE — The decision by the Christie administration to move forward with allowing sports betting in casinos and racetracks across the state, despite a federal law which prohibits all but a few states from doing so, receives majority support, according to the most recent Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind survey of adults aged 18 and older.
TRENTON – Legislation that would protect good Samaritans who call 911 to seek medical assistance for someone experiencing a drug overdose was approved today by the full Senate and now heads to the Governor’s desk.
STATE – State Sen. Kevin O’Toole is pushing for the passage of a bill he sponsored that would make it illegal for people to photograph children without parental consent.