TRENTON — A Republican state senator plans to submit legislation to limit the authority of municipalities to impose fees for emergency services.
NEWARK – Former Secaucus Mayor Dennis Elwell was sentenced Thursday to 30 months in prison for accepting a $10,000 cash bribe in exchange for agreeing to provide assistance in securing town approvals for purported real estate projects in Secaucus, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE – For the first time in more than two years, the New Jersey State Police will accept applications, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and State Police Superintendent Colonel Joseph R. Fuentes announced today. Applications will be accepted online at www.NJTrooper.com from May 7 through May 29.
TRENTON – NJDOT maintenance crews are busily filling potholes along state highways, although the task is not as considerable this year thanks to an exceptionally mild winter.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – The Northeast Diesel Collaborative – a partnership between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, state agencies, and private and nonprofit groups – today recognized four organizations for their outstanding leadership and efforts in reducing diesel emissions.
NEWARK – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs have filed suit against a North Jersey telemarketing company that allegedly solicited New Jersey residents on behalf of charities that are not registered in New Jersey; and that failed to keep financial records, required by law, to ensure that solicited donations actually are provided to charities and used for charitable causes.
NEWARK – A former seventh grade science teacher and swim coach at an independent New Jersey day school admitted Wednesday to making available images and videos of pre-pubescent children being sexually abused – sometimes violently – to others over the Internet, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
NEWARK – Wednesday, a Jersey City man admitted robbing the Liberty Savings Federal Credit Union in Jersey City in November 2010, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – The state Department of Education today announced the final list of Priority, Focus, and Reward Schools as part of its new statewide accountability system developed through flexibility from No Child Left Behind (NCLB).
TRENTON – The former chief operating officer of a Morristown-based freight railway company and a former project manager for the company were indicted on charges that they allegedly defrauded the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) of more than $800,000 by submitting false claims for grant funds in connection with railway improvement projects, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.