State News

Christie Implements Mandatory Water Restrictions

TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie has signed an executive order declaring a state of water emergency and enabling the Department of Environmental Protection to implement mandatory water use restrictions. Ongoing power outages around the state have left some of the state’s water facilities operating on generators, bringing about the need for water conservation around the state as restoration efforts continue.

Senators Ask Obama To Send Emergency Fuel Supplies To NJ

U.S. Sens. Frank Lautenberg (left) and Robert Menendez (right)

NEWARK—With communities across New Jersey facing fuel crises, U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg and Robert Menendez today called on President Barack Obama to dispatch supplies of gasoline and fuel to the state for residents, to keep emergency vehicles running, and to ensure critical infrastructure, like water treatment and sanitation facilities, remain operable.