STATE – Today, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m. eastern standard time, the federal government will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). The test will last up to three and a half minutes.
STATE – A Superior Court judge ordered the return of possessions seized from Occupy Trenton protesters at the city’s World War II Memorial last month.
STATE – Only about three weeks remain for families, individuals and businesses in New Jersey to register for federal assistance for damage suffered from Hurricane Irene.
TRENTON – On Monday, Gov. Chris Christie announced plans to appeal a court ruling that dismissed New Jersey’s legal efforts to force owners of a coal-fired Pennsylvania power plan to reduce its pollution.
STATE – Voters will head to the polls today to cast ballots for their state Legislators. In many communities, voters will also choose county and local officials.
NEWARK – The Office of the Attorney General, through the New Jersey Bureau of Securities within the Division of Consumer Affairs, has filed new charges in a lawsuit pending in State Superior Court, alleging that several individuals defrauded dozens of investors after raising approximately $8.5 million.
STATE – The joint state/federal disaster recovery centers (DRC) that have been helping New Jersey residents affected by Hurricane Irene will close Friday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced.
TRENTON – Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver announced today that the Assembly Democratic caucus will meet Thursday to decide upon its new leadership team for the 2012-13 legislative session.
STATE — To help feed families in need this holiday season, The Provident Bank is hosting a food drive at select branches from Nov. 9 through Nov. 30. The food will be distributed to local food pantries.
TRENTON – Approximately 200 Deputy Attorneys General (DAsG) will be assigned throughout the state on Election Day, Nov. 8, to help ensure a fair and smooth-running election, and to assist county election officials in resolving voting-related legal issues, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced today.