Category: State News

NJ Assembly Approves Bill To Eliminate Wedding License Waiting Period

TRENTON – Last week, the Assembly approved a bill that would eliminate New Jersey’s 72-hour waiting period to receive a marriage license and streamline residency requirements. The bill’s sponsors believe the legislation would provide a boost to New Jersey’s wedding industry by making it easier for out-of-state residents to plan weddings at the state’s tourist destinations.

NJ Gasoline Prices Continue Their Decline

STATE – Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 4.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.51 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.65 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.

FEMA: Be Prepared, Learn The Basics About Hurricanes

NEW YORK, N.Y. – As Hurricane Irene demonstrated last year, New Jersey is susceptible to significant damage from hurricanes and other severe storms. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging all New Jersey residents on the occasion of National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 27 – June 2) to take action and be ready for any serious storms and flooding to come.