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.
TRENTON – The Assembly is scheduled to vote tomorrow on a Democrat-backed bill that would increase New Jersey’s minimum wage to $8.50 an hour and require that rate to be adjusted annually based on the Consumer Price index.
STATE — The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday against an information technology staffing company in Jersey City regarding allegations that the company violated federal law by terminating an employee in retaliation for expressing opposition to the firm’s alleged preference for foreign nationals with temporary work visas.
TEWKSBURY — Businessman David Larsen, today announced the support of New Jersey Right to Life PAC, as he seeks the Republican nomination for U.S. Congress in New Jersey’s Seventh Congressional District.