STATE — Garden State residents are poised to head to the polls in November knowing little about an important bond issue on the ballot. According to the most recent poll from Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, 87 percent of registered voters have heard “little” or “nothing” about the bond on the November ballot that would allocate $750 million dollars for college and university infrastructure in New Jersey.
STATE–In its regular tracking of residents’ satisfaction with life in New Jersey, the Monmouth University Poll finds the current Garden State Quality of Life Index at +24, which is the second straight drop off the prior high of +31 recorded in April 2012. This marks a return to its level of a year ago, but is still higher than the initial +21 reading in December 2010.
STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.76 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.80 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.
Mayor Wilda Diaz supports the failed Republican economic policies of George W. Bush, Chris Christie and Mitt Romney, including corporate welfare, austerity layoffs and privatization of public services and most voters agree she should be fired, so she is preparing…
PERTH AMBOY – The Middlesex and Somerset Counties AFL-CIO Labor Council will be holding closed-door interviews on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 6 p.m. with candidates for the mayor of Perth Amboy for a possible endorsement in the upcoming election. Each…
TRENTON – This afternoon, New Jersey state Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak will present a ceremonial resolution on the floor of the State Senate to Camille Ponchaut, the great granddaughter of Adolphine Dorel, a Frenchwoman who hid Bernie Schanzer, his brother, Henry Schanzer and his sister, Anna Steinberg from the Nazis during the German occupation of France in World War II.
TRENTON – The New Jersey State Library has made available OneSource, a premier provider of in-depth information on over 6 million global companies and over 14 million global executives – allowing NJ businesses an opportunity to optimize sales and marketing efforts, as well as business-to-business research activities.
TRENTON—Today, U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) was joined at the State House by representatives from New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP), New Jersey public sector workers, and state leaders to unveil a new report finding that Gov. Christie’s policies are a major contributor to New Jersey’s high unemployment rate and economic problems.
TRENTON — New Jersey has signed a pledge to reduce the state’s preterm birth rate by eight percent to give more children a healthy start in life, Department of Health Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd announced Wednesday.