HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP – The “Spirit of the Jerseys” State History Fair kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday at Washington Crossing State Park in Hopewell Township. The popular fair features free educational and hands-on activities highlighting the long, rich and diverse history of New Jersey.
TRENTON – A Newark man was indicted today for allegedly stealing approximately $1.2 million from two mortgage lenders by using a stolen identity and false information to obtain two home loans, which he used to sell his home in Newark and acquire a luxury home in Georgia, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
TRENTON — An Assembly panel on Thursday approved a package of bills sponsored by Assemblyman John Burzichelli and Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald that would bar employers and colleges from requiring current or prospective employees or students to turn over their login information for social networking websites as a condition of employment or acceptance.
TRENTON — Bi-partisan legislation to prohibit advertisers from sending unwelcome and unsolicited advertisements to consumers via text messaging was approved by an Assembly panel on Thursday.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats John Burzichelli, Vincent Prieto and Ruben J. Ramos Jr. to authorize Internet wagering at Atlantic City casinos to enable New Jerseyans to wager on casino games via the Internet was released Thursday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON — Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande wants to offer a tax deduction for moving expenses to people who relocate to the Garden State for employment purposes.
TRENTON – Citing the imprudence of imposing obligations on New Jersey citizens while questions of constitutionality are pending with the Supreme Court of the United States, Gov. Chris Christie today vetoed legislation that would have begun to establish a health care exchange in New Jersey in line with the federal Affordable Care Act.
HAMILTON –Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa today announced a new initiative in which the New Jersey State Police and the Division of Criminal Justice are aggressively targeting gun violence in New Jersey through strategic investigations focused on seizing existing weapons in violent areas, disrupting the supply-chain of weapons trafficking into those areas, and aggressively prosecuting criminals involved in the illegal sale and possession of weapons.
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST — Attendees of the 2012 Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Open House and Air Show will witness aerial performances demonstrating our military’s joint warfighting capabilities.
TRENTON – Legislation aimed at reducing teacher shortages, particularly in science and mathematics, was signed into law on Thursday.