TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats to increase New Jersey’s hourly minimum wage to $8.50 and require the rate to then be adjusted annually based on the Consumer Price Index was released Thursday by the Assembly Labor Committee by a vote of 6-2-1.
STATE — New Jersey currently has two residents that are ill in connection to a major outbreak linked to the consumption of raw milk from a Pennsylvania farm, according to the state Department of Health and Senior Services.
HILLSBOROUGH – A pair of cats capable of warming the hearts of even the toughest war veterans are among this year’s inductees into the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association’s (NJVMA) Animal Hall of Fame.
TRENTON – The state has won a $469,500 trial decision against two corporate defendants and two individuals accused in a lawsuit of defrauding financially struggling homeowners through a variety of deceptive mortgage foreclosure “rescue” practices, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced today.
RALEIGH, N.C. – While Americans generally have a favorable view of most states, they don’t think well of New Jersey. According to the results of a surveys by Public Policy Polling, 32 percent of American voters had an unfavorable impression of New Jersey, compared to just 25 percent who had a positive impression.
NEWARK – Four members of a large-scale and sophisticated identity theft scheme have been sentenced to prison terms for their respective roles in the fraud, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
NEWARK – Eight people accused of being involved in a scheme to steal personal checks from the U.S. mail and fraudulently endorse and deposit them into their personal bank accounts were charged Wednesday morning in connection with their alleged roles in the bank fraud, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE — The Internal Revenue Service has awarded over $9 million in matching grants to Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs) for the 2012 grant cycle (Jan. 1, 2012, through Dec. 31, 2012).
TRENTON – In honor of those who lost their lives to impaired drivers, the Division of Highway Traffic Safety will host New Jersey Remembers, a commemoration, for the second consecutive year in April.
TRENTON – On Thursday, the Assembly Labor Committee will consider legislation to increase New Jersey’s hourly minimum wage to $8.50 and then adjust it annually based on the Consumer Price Index.