TRENTON – Two bill sponsored by Senator Joseph F. Vitale that will increase the number of New Jersey’s children and low-income adults enrolled in New Jersey FamilyCare and other safety net programs were approved this week by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.
NEWARK — NJ Transit will once again offer “early getaway” rail and bus service on Wednesday, Nov. 23, for the benefit of customers leaving work early, and to provide additional capacity for customers traveling to Newark Liberty International Airport. The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is typically the airport rail station’s busiest day of the year, with ridership levels about twice that of a typical weekday.
NEWARK – U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today announced the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded grants totaling more than $10 million for the repair and reconstruction of state and federal roads in New Jersey that were damaged by Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee, and flooding in August.
TRENTON –Assembly Democrats Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. and Paul Moriarty are promoting legislation to reverse a law that made it easier for the state to claim unused money orders, traveler’s checks and gift cards.
WEST TRENTON – Thanksgiving weekend is traditionally the heaviest travel period of the year. To help New Jerseyans have an enjoyable and safe holiday, the New Jersey State Police offer the following safety tips:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Tom Harkin (D-IA), and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) commended Major League Baseball (MLB) and the MLB Player’s Association for taking action against smokeless tobacco use both on and off the field.
TRENTON – As motorists begin to pack up their cars and drive in droves to visit family and friends for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, the Division of Highway Traffic Safety today urged drivers to exercise good driving habits during their travels.
METUCHEN – The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey recently announced its third round of grants for 2011, awarding $396,000 to 23 organizations. The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey supports charitable organizations that promote health and the arts throughout New Jersey.
TRENTON — Having valuable public documents go missing is not a rare occurrence, but having them turn up in good condition certainly is. Last week, the New Jersey State Library presented one of those documents, from 1716, on to the State Archives.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie today announced the nomination of Richard E. Constable, III, currently deputy commissioner at the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, to succeed Commissioner Lori Grifa at the Department of Community Affairs.