Category: State News

Gas Prices Continue To Fall

STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 5.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.46 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.61 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.

Senate Approves Bill To Expand NJ Drug Court Program

TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Union County state Senators Raymond J. Lesniak and Nicholas P. Scutari which would expand eligibility for the State’s drug court substance abuse treatment program and create a pilot program in two counties in which any offender who’s eligible would be automatically enrolled in a drug treatment program was approved by the Senate Thursday by a vote of 33-2.

NJ Officials Kick Of “Month Of The Horse”

Assemblyman Robert Clifton, Secretary Fisher and North Brunswick Councilwoman Cathy Nicola visit with one of the Equine Science Center’s Standardbred mares after the horse ran on the high-speed treadmill. (Photo courtesy of the New Jersey Department of Agriculture)

NEW BRUNSWICK – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher today kicked off the Month of the Horse at the Rutgers Equine Science Center in New Brunswick to the equine industry to highlight the many resources the center offers and all the unique equine activities and facilities in the state.