TRENTON – The state has released $26 million to support three economic recovery initiatives designed to assist businesses and workers in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and to additionally invest in New Jersey’s future growth.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced two pollution prevention grants for New Jersey last week.
TRENTON – A former clerk for the State Department of Education was sentenced to jail today for stealing three money orders totaling $615 that were sent to the department by teachers in payment for teaching certificates, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
TRENTON – An Assembly panel on Monday approved bipartisan legislation sponsored by Assemblywomen Nancy Munoz and L. Grace Spencer to crack down on animal abuse and neglect.
TRENTON – Legislation that would place a $100 million public bond referendum to fund the purchase of flood-prone properties throughout New Jersey on the ballot was advanced by an Assembly panel on Monday.
NEWARK – State Senator Ronald L. Rice today urged local residents who had experienced damage to their homes and property as a result of Hurricane Sandy to reach out to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to register before the end of the year – or else risk losing out on federal assistance.
TRENTON – Thomas Rospos, the former executive vice president for Birdsall Services Group, a large Monmouth County-based engineering firm, was indicted today by a state grand jury for his alleged role in a scheme in which the firm fraudulently avoided the restrictions of New Jersey’s Pay-to-Play Act by disguising illegal corporate political contributions as personal contributions of employees of the firm, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.