TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie said New Jersey’s two major utilities, PSE&G and JCP&L, are on track to meet the goal of restoring service to 95 percent of the customers who lost power because of Saturday’s snow storm by midnight this evening. As of this afternoon, 63,000 utility customers are still without power.
STATE – The New Jersey Judiciary has joined with hospitals and safe houses to help victims of domestic violence apply for temporary restraining orders without going to a courthouse.
MORRISTOWN — Liquid Church of New Jersey is responding to local groups’ dire needs by mobilizing hundreds of volunteers and injecting over $60,000 into immediate assistance projects in the Morristown, New Brunswick and Nutley vicinities.
STATE – A report released today by New Jersey Policy Perspective shows that most Garden State residents are worse off now than they were 10 years ago.
STATE – Service has been restored to most of the New Jersey residents who lost power as a result of Saturday’s early-season snow storm, but several thousand customers are still waiting for utility crews to get to them.
TRENTON–As of this afternoon, 82 percent of total affected utility customers have had their power restored, with 95 percent of restorations still projected to be met by midnight Thursday, Gov. Chris Christie reported after his conference call with Board of Public Utilities President Lee Solomon, PSEG President and CEO Ralph LaRossa, and JCP&L President Don Lynch.
TRENTON – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced Tuesday that the Division of Criminal Justice is distributing nearly $3.6 million to over 500 New Jersey law enforcement agencies to purchase or replace body armor vests for their officers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate approved a funding measure that includes a minimum of $15 million for Amtrak to begin design and engineering work on the proposed Gateway Tunnel project yesterday, New Jersey’s senators announced.
STATE – Utility workers have restored power to most New Jersey residents who were affected by Saturday’s snowstorm, but that’s little comfort to nearly 200,000 customers who are still without electricity.
TRENTON–New Jersey continued to improve its overall national ranking on the 2011 National Association of Educational Progress (NAEP), the largest nationally representative and continuing assessment of what America’s students know and can do in various subject areas.