Category: State News

Former Railway Exec Indicted For Allegedly Defrauding State Of Over $800,000 In Grant Funds

TRENTON – The former chief operating officer of a Morristown-based freight railway company and a former project manager for the company were indicted on charges that they allegedly defrauded the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) of more than $800,000 by submitting false claims for grant funds in connection with railway improvement projects, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.

New Jersey Apps Challenge Aims To Encourage Innovation

HOBOKEN – At Stevens Institute of Technology today, U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced the “New Jersey Apps Challenge,” a mobile apps competition among three New Jersey universities, and unveiled the “America Innovates Act,” designed to spur the growth of high tech jobs.

NJ Transit Will Offer ‘Early Getaway’ Bus Service On Friday

NEWARK— NJ Transit will offer “early getaway” bus service on Friday, April 6, from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York for the benefit of customers observing Passover and Good Friday. In addition, families can take advantage of savings all weekend long through NJ Transit’s Family Super Saver Fare, which allows up to two children 11 and younger to travel free with each fare-paying adult.