WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Frank Lautenberg reaffirmed his commitment to ensuring that women have access to the full range of preventative health services covered under the Affordable Care Act, including birth control.
WESTFIELD – During a visit to Westfield on Wednesday for a town hall meeting, Gov. Chris Christie called for a New Jersey Education Association executive to resign following a controversial comment made on a television program Monday.
LAKEWOOD — Recently, the Dining Services Department at Harrogate, a Life Care Continuing Care Retirement Community in Ocean County, donated food and their cooking skills to assist residents at the Onyx 21 Plus Home in Toms River in preparing the community’s annual staff-resident dinner.
TRENTON – A former fiscal analyst for the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development has pleaded guilty to stealing approximately $18,525 in state funds by issuing unauthorized government checks, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced today.
TRENTON – A bill which would expand employment opportunities for certain ex-offenders was unanimously approved by the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee Monday.
TRENTON – A bill sponsored to create a comprehensive, searchable online public record of state spending was unanimously approved Monday in the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
ELIZABETH – State Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak (D-Elizabeth) criticized Gov. Chris Christie and praised President Barack Obama in his remarks at a flag-raising ceremony on Monday at City Hall to commemorate the start of African-American History Month in Elizabeth.
STATE – New Jersey residents say the most pressing issues facing the state are property taxes and jobs, according a new Monmouth University/NJ Press Media Poll. Each of those issues were identified by 42 percent of respondents, while public schools (20 percent), general economic conditions (19 percent), and other taxes (15 percent) were also identified as causes for concern.
TRENTON – New Jersey State Librarian Norma Blake announced that she plans to retire this July, closing the book on a distinguished career that has served New Jersey libraries for more than 36 years, including 10 years as the New Jersey State Librarian.
TRENTON – Legislation that would crack down on criminal impersonation committed by electronic communications or the Internet was released Monday by an Assembly panel.