State News

NJ Gas Prices Fell Last Week

STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 9.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.62 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 9.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.67 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.

Two State Treasury Officials Sentenced On Charges Of Official Misconduct

Former Director of the New Jersey Division of Taxation Robert K.Thompson (Photo courtesy of NJ Attorney General's Office)

TRENTON – The former Director of the New Jersey Division of Taxation and an Assistant Deputy Director were sentenced today for accepting lavish gifts from a collections company, OSI Collections Services Inc., while continuing to take action on the company’s contracts with the state to collect unpaid taxes, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.

Assembly Approves Bill To Require Out-Of-State Law Enforcement To Notify NJ Officials Of Counter-Terrorism Investigations

TRENTON – In the wake of the NYPD surveillance controversy, the Assembly on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Charles Mainor (D-Hudson) and Annette Quijano (D-Union) that would require out-of-state law enforcement to properly notify law enforcement officials in New Jersey of intended counter-terrorism investigations in the state.