TRENTON – State Sen. Michael Doherty (R-Hunterdon) has introduced legislation that would ban municipalities from using camera systems that detect violations of traffic control signals and automate the process of issuing tickets to drivers.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senate Education Chair M. Teresa Ruiz and Senate Higher Education Chair Sandra Bolden Cunningham to ensure that New Jersey students born in the United States are provided equal access to college, regardless of their parents’ immigration status, was approved today by a Senate committee.
TEWKSBURY – Businessman David Larsen, today announced the support of the Conservative Party of New Jersey, as he seeks the Republican nomination for U.S. Congress in New Jersey’s Seventh Congressional District.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— A federal investigation requested by U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) today revealed the failure of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to adequately gather information about airport security breaches and make improvements to airport security.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senators Fred Madden (D – Gloucester, Camden) and Raymond J. Lesniak (D – Union) that would provide prosecutors with an added tool for obtaining a conviction of vehicular homicide or assault by automobile against a person who is illegally using a cell phone while driving has cleared the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.
TRENTON – An Assembly panel on Monday advanced two separate Democratic measures that would allow the automatic expungement of criminal records of nonviolent offenders in certain situations.
TRENTON – Today, a coalition of environmental, labor, community and faith-based groups united at the Statehouse to call on legislators to protect New Jerseyans from dangerous fracking waste. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a form of natural gas drilling that produces toxic wastewater and drill cuttings.
NewJerseyWatchdog.org’s Mark Lagerkvist takes a look at a year-old investigation into an alleged $245,000 pension fraud involving New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno.
STATE – The average retail gasoline price in New Jersey has fallen 4.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.62 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.73 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.
STATE – While some New Jersey legislators may be excited about expanding Atlantic City gaming to the Internet, a majority of Garden State voters are against it.