TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie has signed legislation to require educational brochures on college loan repayment schedules to be created and distributed to high school students.
TRENTON – An Assembly panel advanced proposed legislation to help homeowners better understand their insurance policies – a problem that has particularly arisen after Hurricane Sandy.
TRENTON – Officials are encouraging New Jerseyans displaced from their homes due to damage from Hurricane Sandy to use an online housing locator to help them quickly find affordable transitional or long-term housing.
NEWARK – As consumers focus on post-holiday fitness and getting into better shape, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today reminds everyone that health club operators are legally required to make certain disclosures to prospective members, as well as meet specified operating criteria.
STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 1.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.31 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,525 gas outlets in New Jersey. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.26 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
STATE — Three-quarters of registered voters in the Garden State favor greater restrictions on guns and ammunition, according to the most recent statewide poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind.
TRENTON — A Republican state senator who has been a consistent opponent of New Jersey’s red light camera pilot program is proposing new legislation that would redirect the proceeds from traffic tickets issued as a result of the cameras to the state’s Highway Safety Fund.
TRENTON – A former investigator with the New Jersey Division of Taxation pleaded guilty today to using his access to taxpayer accounts in state computers to steal a total of $6,630, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
NEWARK – The state has reached a settlement with Kmart in which the retail giant will pay $302,500, donate $25,000 worth of infant formula to charity, pay for continued unannounced state inspections, and implement meaningful remedial measures to inspect its merchandise, after 19 Kmart stores in New Jersey were found to have sold or offered for sale expired infant formula and non-prescription medications, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs announced today.
NEWARK — Mayor Cory Booker, as a college newspaper columnist, wrote an article in which he admitted to feeling disgust and hostility toward homosexuals.