State News

State Announces Settlement With Chevron Resolving Allegations Of Air Pollution Violations

TRENTON – Chevron U.S.A. Inc. will pay the state a civil penalty of $231,875 under a joint state-federal settlement that resolves allegations the company violated air pollution control laws at its asphalt refinery in Perth Amboy, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin announced today.

Republican Assemblywoman To Introduce Bill In Response To Comptroller’s Report On Pension Abuse

TRENTON — Assemblywoman Donna Simon announced Tuesday that she will introduce legislation aimed at stopping towns from illegally awarding taxpayer-funded pensions to part-time contractors and implementing other reforms recommended by State Comptroller Matt Boxer after his office revealed widespread abuse in the state pension system.