STATE — Assembly Republican Conference Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Union) has been named as a recipient of the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce’s Legislator of the Year award. Bramnick will be presented with the award at the Chamber’s Business and Legislative Awards Reception at Bally’s Atlantic City on Sept. 27.
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NEW BRUNSWICK – New Jersey voters have become noticeably less positive about President Barack Obama, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today.
TRENTON — A former North Jersey insurance agent was sentenced to six years in state prison today for defrauding nine clients out of more than $1.9 million, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation ensuring that sexual assault victims are not responsible for costs of forensic examinations on Thursday. Currently, each county provides forensic examinations by a physician or certified forensic sexual assault nurse examiners.
NEW YORK — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Board of Commissioners approved a plan to raise tolls and fares beginning next month. The fare hikes are smaller than the Port Authority originally proposed.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s private sector employers added 3,900 jobs in July — the sixth consecutive month of private sector job gains – but it wasn’t enough to reduce the state’s 9.5 percent unemployment rate.
ELIZABETH – Gov. Chris Christie and Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd today visited Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth to highlight the impact of this hospital funding increase and the importance of reforms in the funding formulas for charity care.
STATE – The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $4.5 million to the New Jersey Department of Transportation for projects through the Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez and Frank R. Lautenberg announced.
NEW YORK — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is spending millions of dollars on overtime despite management’s claims that their business model makes fiscal sense, according to an audit released Wednesday by New York Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.