WASHINGTON, D.C. – Federal lawmakers reached an agreement last night to break a deadlock over disaster relief funding and avoid a potential government shutdown.
STATE – A majority – 54 percent – of New Jersey voters approve of the job Gov. Chris Christie is doing, while 36 percent disapprove according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind.
STATE – New Jersey residents who did not receive reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for items purchased in direct response to Hurricane Irene may qualify under a separate FEMA grant program: Other Needs Assistance (ONA).
TRENTON – Legislation that would permit county colleges and vocational school districts to establish green job certification programs received final legislative approval in the Senate today.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to help create strong performing charter schools in failing school districts was granted final legislative approval by the Senate on Monday.
STATE – In the wake of devastating flooding in the Mid-Atlantic, AAA is warning consumers to do their homework and to check out any used car’s Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) prior to purchase.
TRENTON –Acting Governor Kim Guadagno today signed bipartisan legislation to return New Jersey’s presidential primary to June in 2012.
The last Sunday in September is Gold Star Mother’s Day, also proclaimed Parents of Fallen Military Sons and Daughters Day in New Jersey. A Gold Star Mother is any American woman who has lost a son or daughter in service…
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie joined with the governors of Pennsylvania, New York and North Carolina on Friday to urge Congress to set aside politics and pass a bill to fund disaster assistance.
TRENTON – Yesterday, Gov. Chris Christie announced that he is making $195,000 available for the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development to partner with the New Jersey Building and Construction Trades Council’s Helmets to Hardhats program.