Category: State News

Lesniak Calls On Governor To Support Internet Wagering & Sports Betting

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.

Jersey City IT Firm Sued For Allegedly Retaliating Against Worker Who Complained About Hiring Practices

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.