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.
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.
NEWARK—The cast of MTV’s Jersey Shore knows how to have a good time in the spotlight, but this time it is what they are doing outside of the spotlight that is turning heads in the state of New Jersey.
TRENTON – With the April 17 due date for filing individual income tax returns fast approaching, State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff urged taxpayers who have not yet submitted their returns to take advantage of New Jersey’s electronic filing options.
NEWARK – A 49-year-old man who allegedly installed hidden cameras in his home to record young girls appeared in court Monday to face a federal child pornography charge, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – Speaker Pro Tempore Jerry Green and Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman today announced plans to introduce a bill that would automatically expunge the criminal records of nonviolent drug offenders who have completed New Jersey’s drug court program.
STATE – It’s getting harder to buy gift cards in New Jersey, as the result of a 2010 law that changed the way the state treats unclaimed property.
This week, a New Jersey appellate court reversed a trial court judgment allowing a condemnation action to proceed in the face of the property owner’s objection that the government has failed to engage in bona fide negotiations pre-complaint. New United Corp. v. Essex County Vo-Tech.
TRENTON – Authorities have arrested the reputed leader and two other alleged members of an organized retail theft ring that targeted approximately 70 Home Depot stores, primarily in New Jersey, but also in New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia., Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced Thursday.
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.