Category: State News

Former Railway Exec Indicted For Allegedly Defrauding State Of Over $800,000 In Grant Funds

TRENTON – The former chief operating officer of a Morristown-based freight railway company and a former project manager for the company were indicted on charges that they allegedly defrauded the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) of more than $800,000 by submitting false claims for grant funds in connection with railway improvement projects, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.

New Jersey Apps Challenge Aims To Encourage Innovation

HOBOKEN – At Stevens Institute of Technology today, U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced the “New Jersey Apps Challenge,” a mobile apps competition among three New Jersey universities, and unveiled the “America Innovates Act,” designed to spur the growth of high tech jobs.