TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie earns poor marks on his environmental record, according to the New Jersey Environmental Federation’s (NJEF) report card which was released today at a State House press conference.
CAMDEN—U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg today visited Rutgers-Camden to push legislation that would prevent interest rates on federally subsidized Stafford student loans from doubling on July 1.
NEWARK – Waya Nwaki admitted his role in an Internet fraud ring that stole more than $1.3 million from bank and payroll processing accounts in New Jersey and elsewhere after “phishing” confidential account information, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced Wednesday.
NEWARK – A Canadian man was sentenced to 30 months in prison Wednesday for smuggling more than 800 grams of cocaine into the United States from the Republic of Costa Rica, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey will host its 10th Annual Strengthening Those Who Touch the Lives of Children Conference at the Imperia in Somerset on May 9.
STATE — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone were in Morganville today to announce the completion of a $50 million contaminated soil cleanup, which clears the way for the redevelopment of the property.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK – New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner James Simpson today announced the launch of New Jersey’s Adopt-A-Highway program to fight litter and keep New Jersey highways beautiful.
TRENTON — In an effort to protect the privacy of New Jersey citizens who register for governmental programs or to receive governmental newsletters and notifications, Assemblyman Jack M. Ciattarelli plans to introduce legislation that would exclude citizens’ email addresses, phone numbers, and other personal information from disclosure under the state’s Open Public Records Act (OPRA).
FORT LEE—U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman (D-NJ), and members of the New Jersey state legislature today joined together at the George Washington Bridge to urge the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to suspend scheduled toll hikes until an audit is completed and reforms are put in place.
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST– Turning an active runway into a mile-long air stage overnight may seem like a daunting task, but it’s all in a day’s work for members of the 87th Civil Engineer Squadron.