Photos from Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s memorial service at the Frank R. Lautenberg Transit Hub in Secaucus Junction on Wednesday, June 5.
NEWARK – Three alleged members of a violent Newark street gang were indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday on charges that include murder, racketeering, kidnapping, robbery, weapons offenses and drug dealing, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
NEW YORK – U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez called Frank Lautenberg “a man for his time” at a funeral service today held at Park Avenue Synagogue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
UNION COUNTY — State Sen. Nicholas Scutari defeated former Union County Freeholder Nancy Ward in the Democratic Primary on Tuesday.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie and state Sen. Barbara Buono will face each other in November’s gubernatorial election, after each easily won virtually uncontested primaries.
UNION COUNTY – State Sen. Ray Lesniak commanded a huge lead over Citibank Vice President Donna Obe, the Roselle school board president who challenged him in the 20th District Democratic primary.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie and state Sen. Barbara Buono won big in their virtually uncontested gubernatorial primaries, while organization line support was key in local races in Union and Middlesex counties on Tuesday.
TRENTON – New Jersey borrowers who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the National Mortgage Settlement will receive a check this month for approximately $1,480, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced today.
Yesterday the Budget Committee of the New Jersey State Senate favorably reviewed and recommended approval of legislation that would codify important restrictions on the use of eminent domain in local redevelopment projects, and also would provide municipalities with the opportunity to undertake redevelopment projects without using eminent domain.
TRENTON – U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s death this week leaves Gov. Chris Christie in the position to name his replacement, but the governor’s nominee will only serve a few months.