TRENTON – An Assembly committee approved legislation that would require the fluoridation of all public water supply systems in New Jersey.
NEWARK — State Police detectives from the Cargo Theft Unit arrested two men and recovered more than 23,000 counterfeited DVD movies and music CDs during the execution of a search warrant Friday in Newark, authorities announced today.
NEW BRUNSWICK — The African-American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, Inc., (AACCNJ) is honoring former Attorney General Paula Dow and three other prominent community leaders at the second annual Circle of Achievement Awards Gala on Feb. 18.
TRENTON – Americans for Prosperity, a conservative group that advocates free markets and limited government, announce the rollout today of its Taxpayer Scorecard.
NEWARK–As more teenagers turn to the internet to seek answers for their many areas of concern, the Family Life Education Center (FLEC) at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC) has created an innovative and interactive, bilingual online teen education center about the dangers of interpersonal or partner (or dating) violence, and offers an accompanying support group for teen girls.
TRENTON – Legislation that would require retailers to charge consumers an advertised after-rebate price – rather than making buyers send in coupons or log on to manufacturer’s web sites to claim their savings – was advanced Monday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON – A bill to update the rules governing the formation of Limited Liability Companies in New Jersey was advanced by an Assembly panel Monday.
NEWARK – Sharpening the state’s focus on the fight to halt prescription drug diversion and abuse, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa today announced a reorganization and expansion of the Enforcement Bureau within the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs – the body responsible for investigating allegations of professional misconduct on behalf of the 47 professional licensing boards, including the Board of Medical Examiners and Board of Pharmacy, that regulate 500,000 licensed and registered professionals across New Jersey.
STATE – A report released earlier this month by the Foundation for Child Development determined that states with higher tax rates produced a better quality of life for their children.
STATE – Alphonsina Bardino, a member of Community Access Unlimited (CAU), celebrated her 100th birthday earlier this week, along with friends, fellow CAU members and agency staff.