TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats John Burzichelli, Vincent Prieto and Ruben J. Ramos Jr. to authorize Internet wagering at Atlantic City casinos to enable New Jerseyans to wager on casino games via the Internet was released Thursday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON — Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande wants to offer a tax deduction for moving expenses to people who relocate to the Garden State for employment purposes.
TRENTON – Citing the imprudence of imposing obligations on New Jersey citizens while questions of constitutionality are pending with the Supreme Court of the United States, Gov. Chris Christie today vetoed legislation that would have begun to establish a health care exchange in New Jersey in line with the federal Affordable Care Act.
HAMILTON –Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa today announced a new initiative in which the New Jersey State Police and the Division of Criminal Justice are aggressively targeting gun violence in New Jersey through strategic investigations focused on seizing existing weapons in violent areas, disrupting the supply-chain of weapons trafficking into those areas, and aggressively prosecuting criminals involved in the illegal sale and possession of weapons.
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST — Attendees of the 2012 Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Open House and Air Show will witness aerial performances demonstrating our military’s joint warfighting capabilities.
TRENTON – Legislation aimed at reducing teacher shortages, particularly in science and mathematics, was signed into law on Thursday.
NEWARK – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs have filed suit against two North Jersey moving companies accused of enticing consumers with low cost estimates, then holding the consumers’ belongings hostage with the demand that they pay hundreds or thousands of dollars more than the originally agreed-upon prices.
STATE — U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) has a comfortable nine-point lead over his Republican opponent, Joe Kyrillos, in a head-to-head matchup, according to the latest poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™. Forty-two percent say they’d support Menendez if the election were held today, while 33 percent would vote for Kyrillos and 24 percent remain undecided.