STATE — The results of a new poll asking New Jersey residents to identify their favorite president may come as a surprise.
TRENTON — Just two weeks remain for Hurricane Sandy survivors in New Jersey to register for potential recovery assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The deadline is Friday, March 1 at 10 p.m. local time by phone and at midnight for those who register online.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie today gave formal notice to federal officials that New Jersey is opting to put in place a federally administered exchange to comply with the mandates of the Affordable Care Act.
TRENTON – The Assembly passed Democrat-sponsored legislation to reject Gov. Chris Christie’s proposed school funding changes by a 47-30 vote on Thursday. The measure now goes to the state Senate for more consideration.
STATE — On Sunday, Feb. 17, hundreds of people from New Jersey will be headed to Washington D.C. for what is being billed as the biggest climate rally in history. Concern citizens from around the state will travel to the nation’s capital to urge the President and Congress to take action on climate change.
PATERSON — After 28 years of standing up for New Jersey families through a strong record of legislative accomplishment, progressive leadership, and dedicated public service in the United States Senate, Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today officially announced that he will not seek a sixth term.
TRENTON – The full Assembly on Thursday approved bipartisan legislation to crack down on human trafficking by a 77-0 vote.
TRENTON—Citizens who are interested in running for their school board and who live in a community that will hold school elections in April have until 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 25, to file their nominating petition.
TRENTON — Assemblyman John Wisniewksi, the head of the Assembly’s Transportation committee, blasted NJ Transit for its decision to send four employees to the Superbowl in New Orleans at a taxpayer cost of $14,505.
WEST TRENTON — The New Jersey State Police Uniform Crime Reporting Unit has just taken a significant step forward in reporting crime throughout the state. Today, a link was placed on the public web site that connects users to very recent and comparative crime data for municipalities and counties. The data is updated every week, or as often as municipalities provide fresh numbers.