TRENTON – State Senator Ronald L. Rice said today that the state should look into the lack of textbooks for urban students, and said that he would be willing to introduce legislation if necessary to require schools to purchase enough textbooks so that each student can get their own.
TRENTON – Two New Jersey women admitted Tuesday that they defrauded a charity program out of more than $7 million in donated HIV and cancer medication using their access to a company hired to administer the program, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Repairs to a key Amtrak-owned electrical substation in Kearny are expected to be complete Friday, Nov.16, Amtrak and NJ Transit announced Tuesday. This will enable both transit companies to increase rail service into New York City.
TRENTON – As the state continues to recover from Hurricane Sandy, Assembly Environment Chairwoman L. Grace Spencer on Tuesday cited the storm’s devastating effects as a stern wake-up call for Gov. Christie to rethink his opposition to environmental legislation that would help lessen New Jersey’s vulnerability to increasingly extreme weather conditions.
TRENTON — As many Garden State residents work to recover from Hurricane Sandy, state and federal officials are warning of a danger lurking around the corner: phony building contractors and other scam artists could soon appear in your community attempting to take advantage of your vulnerability as a disaster survivor.
PRINCETON — The New Jersey Sierra Club hosted their Annual Appreciation Day event to recognize the work being done by Sierra Club volunteers, lawmakers and activists to protect New Jersey’s environment.
TRENTON – People receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will soon receive 25 percent of their October monthly allotment to allow them to replace some of the food they may have lost due to storm-related power outages.
TRENTON – PATH rail service resumed today, Nov. 12, at the Newark Penn and Harrison stations in New Jersey to Manhattan beginning at 5 a.m. Trains will run in both directions until 10 p.m. between Newark Penn Station and 33rd Street in New York.