TRENTON – Legislation that would provide veterans who want to further their education with better access to educational information has received final legislative approval.
TRENTON – The General Assembly has approved legislation to allow students with special needs to bring service animals to school.
BRIDGEVILLE – New Jersey ranks 41st worst in the country for the lack of help it offers citizens to quit smoking according to the American Lung Association’s “Helping Smokers Quit: Tobacco Cessation Coverage 2011” report that cites the five least quit-friendly states in the nation.
ELMWOOD PARK – Spencer Savings Bank, a mutually-owned community savings bank headquartered in Elmwood Park, collected more than 1,500 pounds of food through its 2011 Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive in support of local community organizations, Loaves & Fishes Interfaith Food Pantry in Garfield, and the Community Food Bank of New Jersey in Hillside.
TRENTON – Renewed legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats to create the Back to Work NJ job creation and economic growth program was approved Monday by the Assembly.
TRENTON –The full Assembly approved a measure on Monday that is intended to help provide towns with a long-term solution to ward off future flooding problems.
TRENTON – The General Assembly approved a measure aimed at easing commuter bus congestion and delays on Monday by a vote of 65-9-4.
TRENTON – Forty people – including six former Motor Vehicle Commission clerks, 21 customers, and 13 brokers and other intermediaries – have been indicted for allegedly participating in criminal rings that illegally sold New Jersey digital driver’s licenses to unauthorized persons at five local motor vehicle agencies, authorities announced.
TRENTON — The Department of Education today announced that the College and Career Readiness Task Force will hold two public hearings in December.
TRENTON – On Monday, the Assembly gave final approval to legislation sponsored to allow pharmacies in New Jersey to sell hypodermic syringes and needles without a prescription.