WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hess Corporation has agreed to pay an $850,000 civil penalty and spend more than $45 million in new pollution controls to resolve Clean Air Act violations at its Port Reading refinery, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice announced.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie’s promise to increase support for higher education should include fair contracts for workers, according to Donna M. Chiera, president of the American Federation of Teachers New Jersey (AFTNJ), the state’s largest higher education union federation.
NEWARK – A Bronx, N.Y., man was sentenced Monday to 41 months in prison for arranging to import 960 grams of cocaine from the Dominican Republic into the United States via Newark Liberty International Airport and other regional airports, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON–Governor Chris Christie today named his four members to the state’s Anti-Bullying Task Force called for in the Anti-Bullying Law of Rights.
TRENTON – Families who had suffered through the tragedy of losing someone to impaired driving today gathered at the Trenton War Memorial Building for the second annual New Jersey Remembers ceremony.
ATLANTIC CITY – More than 900 individuals from across New Jersey and other states, including as far away as California, have surrendered as of the yesterday evening, the midway point Fugitive Safe Surrender – Southern New Jersey Region, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and State Parole Chairman James T. Plousis announced today.
TRENTON – Two New Jersey State Police troopers have been suspended without pay as the Attorney General’s Office and New Jersey State Police continue their investigation into the unauthorized escort by state troopers of a group of sports cars down the New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway and Atlantic City Expressway.
TRENTON – A Union County insurance agent was indicted today for allegedly accepting insurance premium money and failing to remit it to the insurance company, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
TRENTON – Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald on Monday challenged Gov. Chris Christie to debate dueling tax-relief budget proposals.