TRENTON — New Jersey’s seat belt usage rate rose for the 15th consecutive year to a record 94.51 percent, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Division of Highway Traffic Safety Acting Director Gary Poedubicky announced today.
TRENTON – Approximately 135,000 seniors and disabled households throughout New Jersey will receive help with home cooling expenses this summer through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Gov. Chris Christie announced Monday.
TRENTON – Continuing its effort to bring transparency to how charities spend donors’ dollars, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today released the latest list of New Jersey’s Top 10 Most Inquired-About Charities,” with pie charts illustrating each charity’s spending during its most recently reported fiscal year.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK – State police are seeking witnesses to a hit and run crash on the New Jersey Turnpike this morning that injured a Philadelphia man.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie was taken to a Somerset County hospital this morning after he complained of trouble breathing. The governor had planned to conduct a bill-signing ceremony in Hillsborough that had to be cancelled.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today announced they have cosponsored a bill to provide back pay and put hundreds of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) workers who have been furloughed in New Jersey back to work.
TRENTON – At its Annual Meeting held Tuesday, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts announced the award of $1,018,035 in grants to Middlesex County arts organizations, programs, projects and co-sponsored projects for Fiscal Year 2012. D
NEWARK – Gov. Chris Christie joined Port officials at the Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) to announce a half-billion dollar investment project at the terminal to create a state-of-the-art container terminal to help the port meet the region’s shipping needs during the first half of the 21st century and create an estimated 800 new jobs.
TRENTON – Two out of three clients who go to New Jersey’s Legal Services agency for help are turned away because of inadequate funding from the state, according to testimony today by agency President and General Counsel Melville Miller Jr.
TRENTON — The Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) recovered for taxpayers more than $116 million in improperly paid Medicaid funds during the past fiscal year, State Comptroller Matthew Boxer announced today.