TRENTON – By a vote of 47-28-2, the General Assembly on Thursday granted final legislative approval to a bill that would provide incentives for small businesses to hire unemployed residents. It now awaits action by Gov. Chris Christie.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg does not plan to seek re-election in 2014, bringing a close to nearly three decades representing New Jersey.
TRENTON – New Jersey will receive $1.9 million as part of a multi-state settlement with the Toyota Motor Company that resolves allegations the company concealed safety issues related to sudden, unintended acceleration in vehicles it manufactured and sold, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced today.
TRENTON – Disaster recovery centers in New Jersey will close for Presidents Day Monday, Feb. 18. Small Business Administration disaster loan outreach and business recovery centers also will be closed. The centers will resume normal hours Tuesday, Feb. 19.
NEW BRUNSWICK – More than three months after Superstorm Sandy devastated large parts of New Jersey, nearly three-quarters of residents say that life is not yet back to normal. According to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, 77 percent call the storm a “transformative event.
PATERSON – St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson welcomed Bishop Arthur J. Serratelli on Ash Wednesday as he addressed employees and visitors during the morning Mass and distributed ashes. After Mass, Bishop Serratelli took time to meet and greet…
NEWARK – A modeling and talent services company who the state alleged misled customers into signing expensive contracts for photo shoot services has agreed to pay$400,000 to settle the lawsuit filed by the Office of the Attorney General and the State Division of Consumer Affairs. As part of the settlement, the company will refund almost $100,000 to its customers.
TRENTON – Two top officials of the East Orange Water Commission (EOWC) – the executive director and the assistant executive director – have been indicted for allegedly conspiring to manipulate the agency’s water supply by shutting down contaminated wells prior to monthly water tests so as to falsify results and report lower levels of a regulated contaminant in the drinking water supplied to customers, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
HAMILTON – Snow, rain, cold, and crazy temperature swings add up to one thing this winter – plenty of potholes. AAA Mid-Atlantic offers some expert advice on how to stay in control on the road and protect your car from pothole damage.
TRENTON — Legislation that would deny any person on the FBI Terrorist Watchlist a firearms identification card or permit was approved by an Assembly panel today, 7-2-1. This measure is one of numerous bills in an Assembly Democratic gun violence prevention bill package.