NEWARK – A Morris County man today admitted possessing and distributing over the internet images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie blasted members of his own political party this afternoon after House Republicans opted to delay a vote on a $60 billion package of recovery aid for those affected by Superstorm Sandy.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Republicans set efforts to pass a bipartisan Superstorm Sandy emergency disaster relief bill back to square one when they refused to vote on legislation approved by the Senate Tuesday.
TRENTON – Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin reminded residents that televisions, computers, electronic tablets, e-book readers, and monitors that have been replaced by new electronic holiday gifts cannot be thrown out with the trash but must be taken to designated recycling collection points as required by state law.
METUCHEN – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono announced Tuesday that her campaign has exceeded their fundraising goals for the shortened quarter, approaching nearly a quarter of a million dollars, most of which was raised in the last ten days.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Scott Garrett was the only New Jersey representative in Congress to vote against the ‘fiscal cliff’ compromise that will raise some income-tax rates for the first time in 20 years, increase federal budget deficits over the next decade, and end the two-year-old payroll tax break.
TRENTON – The Division of Highway Traffic Safety and Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control today urged those who plan to drink on New Year’s Eve to exercise caution during their celebrations.
TRENTON – In the wake of the Newtown, Conn. tragedy which claimed the lives of 20 children and six adults, Assemblyman Joseph Cryan (D-Union) said Wednesday he will introduce legislation to limit the capacity of certain gun magazines in New Jersey.
FAIR LAWN — Columbia Bank recently completed their Annual Corporate Holiday Toy Drive for needy children in New Jersey. The community program, coordinated by bank employees, collected more than 600 holiday gifts which were distributed through the New Jersey Department of Children and Family Services. Some 332 children received gifts this year.