STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 3.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.68 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.77 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.
DENVILLE— State Sen. Anthony R. Bucco today urged Governor Chris Christie and Senate President Stephen Sweeney to ensure that specific action is taken to eliminate charges for local emergency services as they negotiate legislation to place all such “user fees” under the two percent property tax levy cap.
STATE – Seven out of 10 New Jersey residents believe the Garden State is a good or excellent place to live, according to a new survey by Monmouth University Poll. This is a major improvement from last year’s poll, which showed a 30-year low of 57 percent.
STATE — Children’s Specialized Hospital and Kohl’s Cares are co-hosting free carnivals in May 12 at three different locations. The two have partnered together in an effort to educate the public about children with special needs.
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST– Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is set to open its doors to the community for a special open house and air show weekend on May 12 and 13.
TRENTON – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission is reminding customers that new federal identity requirements will take effect Monday, May 7, for anyone applying for or renewing a driver license, non-driver ID or permit at an agency.
STATE — The West Jersey Tea Party has endorsed several conservative candidates running for public office throughout the state. David Larsen, candidate for Congress in District 7, has been endorsed the West Jersey Tea Party.
CLINTON – Unity Bank and James A Hughes, Unity Bank President & CEO, will be honored with the Community Leadership Award by Chabad of Hunterdon County during the Ninth Annual Banquet Dinner May 31 at the Grand Colonial in Hampton.
STATE — The Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic will be moving to Liberty State Park in Jersey City this June, bringing the sport’s top stars to a venue that features inspiring backdrops of the Statue of Liberty and the New York skyline.
TRENTON—Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean, Jr. (R- Union) has submitted legislation today to limit the ability of labor unions to make campaign contributions, saying it would close a loophole in New Jersey’s anti-pay-to-play law.