TRENTON – Following news reports that New Jersey rose past Nevada in the second quarter of this year in the number of mortgage defaults, Senate Economic Growth Committee Chairman Raymond J. Lesniak today said that Gov. Christie and his administration have not done enough for people already in foreclosure or facing down foreclosure.
TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife is advising hunters and other outdoors enthusiasts to be alert for white-tailed deer that may be experiencing symptoms of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD), a virus that spreads among deer though the bites of midge flies but cannot be transmitted to people.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The campaign of U.S. Senator Bob Menendez announced the dates and locations for three debates in the 2012 U.S. Senate race.
STATE – Almost three-in-five (58%) registered New Jersey voters with knowledge of Gov. Chris Christie’s speech at the Republican National Convention believe he was more successful in selling himself to the American public than he was in advocating for the Romney/Ryan ticket, according to a recent poll from Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind.
NEWARK – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today announced a settlement agreement with defendants accused of fraudulently using a cancer charity’s tax exempt status to purchase millions of dollars’ worth of luxury cars without paying sales tax. The defendants exported the vehicles across Europe, Asia, and North America.
TRENTON – A man who trains fighters for amateur Mixed Martial Arts contests in New Jersey pleaded guilty today to submitting false documents, including medical forms, to the State Athletic Control Board so that his athletes could fight without undergoing mandatory physical examinations and medical tests, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
TRENTON –A Senate panel advanced a bill Thursday that would require direct deposit for all state employee compensation on and after July 1, 2014, and allows counties and county colleges, municipalities, school boards to opt for mandatory direct deposit for all employee compensation on or after July 1, 2014.
TRENTON – The Christie Administration announced Thursday the public can now report suspicious activity to the state’s 24-hour terrorism tip line by dialing 2-1-1. Calls to 2-1-1 are free, and can be made using a landline or a mobile device.