STATE – According to a report released this week by the Economic Policy Institute, a proposal to raise New Jersey’s minimum wage would help the state’s economy and more than 300,000 New Jersey workers.
TRENTON – The Assembly approved a bill Thursday that would modernize the rules governing the formation of limited liability companies in New Jersey by a vote of 77-1.
SANDY HOOK–Bidding a formal farewell to a winter that felt more like spring, the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) kicked off the Jersey Shore summer season at its 10th annual State of the Shore Media Event Thursday on Sandy Hook.
NEWARK — NJ Transit is kicking off the unofficial start of summer with “early getaway” rail and bus service today for the benefit of customers leaving work early for the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
PRINCETON — The Princeton Battlefield Society presents “Washington at Princeton” this weekend. On May 26 and 27, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day at the Princeton Battlefield Park, the Battle of Princeton will be commemorated.
TRENTON – The Assembly has approved a Democrat-sponsored bill that would increase New Jersey’s hourly minimum wage to $8.50 and require the rate to then be adjusted annually based on the Consumer Price Index by a 46-33 vote.
TRENTON – A three-month fact-finding review of intelligence-gathering conducted by the New York Police Department (NYPD) in New Jersey has revealed no evidence to date that NYPD’s activities in the state violated New Jersey civil or criminal laws, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa said today.
TRENTON – With the busy summer driving season kicking off this weekend, officials and agencies throughout New Jersey are encouraging motorists to play it safe as they travel to all corners of the state to enjoy the warm weather.
TRENTON – Following news reports that 13 individuals with connections to organized crime were arrested and charged in an alleged scheme to use an overseas sports betting website to run an illegal online gambling operation, state Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak called on the Gov. Chris Christie to support legalizing internet wagering and removing the federal ban on sports wagering to direct funds from these activities to legitimate businesses within New Jersey.