WEST LONG BRANCH– The Monmouth University Polling Institute and Graduate Program in Public Policy announced the results of their New Jersey E-Government Municipal Website Evaluation today, and four Middlesex County municipalities made the top 25 in the state. The project assessed 540 municipal websites in New Jersey for both content and ease of use.
NEWARK – A Texas woman working as a contractor for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (“FEMA”) admitted Monday that she demanded and received an illegal gratuity from a New Jersey resident who had applied for FEMA assistance for property damaged by Hurricane Irene, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa today reminded the residents of Atlantic County that a state-led gun buyback event will take place this coming Friday, March 22, and Saturday, March 23, at two churches — the Second Baptist Church in Atlantic City, and the Faith Baptist Church in Pleasantville.
TRENTON – The state Senate on Monday approved legislation that would allow county-wide purchasing agreements for food and custodial services.
TRENTON – A Democrat-sponsored bill to require any bid to privatize the state lottery be subject to approval of the state Legislature received final legislative approval when it was approved 23-17 Monday by the Senate.
TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation today to criminalize the manufacture, sale and possession of synthetic marijuana.
TRENTON – A Senate committee on Monday approved legislation that would ban the use of therapeutic practices intended to change the sexual orientation of minors, so-called “conversion therapy.”
TRENTON — The full state Senate today passed a comprehensive, bipartisan child pornography prevention act.
TRENTON – The full state Senate on Monday unanimously approved sweeping bipartisan legislation to crackdown on human trafficking.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to help military spouses with out-of-state teaching license find work in New Jersey cleared its final legislative hurdle today when the state Senate approved the measure 40-0.