NEWARK — NJ Transit will offer “early getaway” rail and bus service on Friday, Aug. 31, for the benefit of customers leaving work early for the Labor Day holiday weekend.
TRENTON – New Jersey will receive more than $5.3 million as a result of its participation in a national settlement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Mercer County-based subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, that resolves allegations the company engaged in off-label marketing of antipsychotic drugs, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced today.
CAMDEN – A state pilot program to locate and identify hazardous materials left behind or discarded in abandoned urban buildings, and which may pose a threat to firefighters, emergency responders and residents, has been established by the Department of Environmental Protection’s Bureau of Emergency Response, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin announced today.
STATE – New Jersey has a state debt of $282,393,641,000, according to a report issued Tuesday by State Budget Solutions. That’s the fourth largest in the nation, trailing only California, New York and Texas.
STATE – More than 1 million New Jersey residents are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home for the Labor Day holiday weekend in 2012; an increase of 1.9% compared to the 983,400 who traveled in 2011, AAA Mid-Atlantic projects. The 2012 Labor Day holiday travel period is defined as Thursday, Aug. 30 to Monday, Sept. 3.
NEWARK – Last week, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Newark Liberty International Airport discovered 1.4 kilograms, or approximately three pounds, of cocaine possessed by a woman traveling from Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.