FLEMINGTON – Congressman Leonard Lance handily defeated David Larsen at the Hunterdon County Republican Convention in Flemington last evening, sweeping the perennial challenger Larsen in all three contested county conventions by a tally of 84.3 % to 15.7%.
TRENTON — A recent survey revealed that teachers have the lowest level of job satisfaction in more than two decades, an unintended consequence of recent budget cuts and other changes in schools, according to the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – While “green jobs” have been the topic of much discussion in recent years, just 2.4 percent of the U.S. workforce – 3.1 million people – were employed in the production of green goods and services in 2010, according to recently-released data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.
TRENTON – New Jersey Office of Emergency Management officials announced today that New Jersey is eligible for over $1.4 million in FEMA Public Assistance funds as a result of Tropical Storm Irene.
TRENTON – With the return of the spring fishing season, the state Department of Environmental Protection is reminding all saltwater anglers and owners of for-hire vessels in New Jersey to register or re-register online with the state’s free saltwater fishing registry.
MORRISTOWN — Steve Fortier, (left) General Manager of Weltman Home Services, presents a check for $1,000 to Suzanne Dudeck, Nancy C. Hanna, and Theodore C. Suber of Market Street Mission in Morristown. This money will be used to help fund shelter, food and clothing to those in need.
CAMDEN – A senior investigator with the N.J. Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Division of Wage and Hour Compliance, was sentenced today to 60 months in prison in connection with a bribery scheme in which he accepted $1.86 million from owners and operators of temporary labor firms in return for his official assistance, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—A financial investor who purchased municipal tax liens at auctions in New Jersey pleaded guilty Tuesday for his role in a conspiracy to rig bids for the sale of tax liens auctioned by municipalities throughout the state, the Department of Justice announced.