TRENTON – Two prominent Democrats have advised the state treasurer to be prepared to specify how the Christie administration will deal with a state revenue shortfall. Treasurer Andrew P. Sidamon-Eristoff is scheduled to testify before the Assembly Budget Committee on Wednesday, May 23 and the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee on Thursday, May 24.
ROSELLE – Mayor Jamel Holley, the Roselle Democratic Committee and the majority of the Borough Council, which includes Council Members Christine Dansereau, Roy Locke, Randy Sandifer and Kim Shaw, have endorsed Newark West Ward Councilman Ron C. Rice’s congressional bid leading up to the June 5 Democratic primary.
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST — Approximately 200,000 community members poured onto the flightline for the open house and air show at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on May 12 and 13.
NEW BRUNSWICK — The NJ Department of Education today honored ten New Jersey districts, including the Linden and Roselle public school districts, for their outstanding second language programs.
NEWARK — The Communications Workers of America, representing more than 70,000 working families in New Jersey, announced Monday their endorsement of Ron Rice for Congress (NJ-10), citing his record of fighting for working families and his commitment to progressive, Democratic values.
TRENTON – A state Senate committee unanimously approved a measure sponsored by state Sen. M. Teresa Ruiz (D-Essex) Monday that asks Major League Baseball retire the number 21 in honor of baseball legend Roberto Clemente.
NEWARK — On Monday, U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) hosted a military service academy day for high school sophomores and juniors from schools across the state.
NEWARK — NJ Transit Executive Director James Weinstein unveiled a plan designed to optimize bus operations on Monday.
TRENTON – Tax collections are $230.3 million below February’s revised forecasts for the first ten months of the fiscal year, according to the State Treasury.
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.