TRENTON – The General Assembly on Thursday granted final legislative approval to a measure sponsored to implement a health insurance exchange, a key component of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act intended to create access to affordable health insurance for thousands of New Jerseyans.
TRENTON – The Assembly passed a bill that would allow New Jersey residents to register online to vote by a 46-30-3 on Thursday.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s Assembly approved legislation that would toughen penalties for airport security breaches on Thursday by a vote of 78 to 0.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Equine Advisory Board is offering a $1,000 scholarship to help 4-H and FFA members pursue their equine activities. Members of organizations represented on the New Jersey Equine Advisory Board are also eligible. Applicants must be between the ages of 13 and 16 and reside in the State of New Jersey.
TRENTON – Motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death among teenagers in the United States. It’s with that startling statistic in mind that the Division of Highway Traffic Safety is helping raise awareness, during National Teen Driver Safety Week (Oct. 14 to 20), of the tremendous risks teens confront on the roads everyday.
TRENTON – There are less than three months left for anyone interested in taking the GED exam to receive free online study aid to help them prepare at their local library.
WAYNE – Families who have faced the challenges of autism underscored their strong support for U.S. Senator Bob Menendez on Monday, citing his steadfast advocacy to raise awareness and fund treatment for autism spectrum disorders. Menendez joined the families at the home of Cecilia Feeley, mother of a 13-year-old autistic child.
TRENTON –– Though the prom season is months away, the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control is already asking high school seniors throughout the state to give some serious thought to the dangers they face on that exciting night and how those dangers can be avoided.
STATE — The NJ Sierra Club Executive Committee has passed a resolution opposing A2568/S1534, a bill that would exempt colleges and universities from the Municipal Land Use Law.