TRENTON – Overall student performance held steady or showed a slight improvement, according to results from the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) and the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) for the 2010-11 school year released today by the Department of Education.
TRENTON – Lydell B. Sherrer, a former deputy commissioner of the N.J. Department of Corrections (“NJDOC”), admitted Tuesday to attempting to obtain $10,000 from an employee in exchange for securing that person’s continued employment with the department or its private contractor, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
NEWARK – Following the Federal Reserve’s announcement that interest rates are expected to remain low until at least late 2014, the New Jersey Bureau of Securities today cautioned investors to beware of risky or outright fraudulent investments promising higher yield or returns.
TRENTON – Legislation to prevent New Jerseyans from being forced to pay multiple transaction fees to withdraw money from an ATM has been released by an Assembly committee.
TRENTON – Legislation to establish a loan redemption program under which teachers could have a portion of their undergraduate loans forgiven by the state in exchange for work at a school in New Jersey was approved last week by the Senate Education Committee.
TRENTON – The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee unanimously approved legislation today that would require single-room surgical practices to conform to the same level of oversight and regulation reserved for facilities that have two or more surgical rooms in order to protect patients.
TRENTON – A bill that would protect good Samaritans who use an automated external defibrillator while attempting to save someone’s life from civil liability was approved unanimously Monday by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.
TRENTON – When Gov. Chris Christie proposed a state income tax cut in his State of the State speech earlier this month, he said, “Every New Jerseyan will get a cut in taxes…. Everyone made the sacrifice. Everyone will share in the benefit.”
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.