TRENTON – Legislation that would invalidate any contract that requires customers to waive their right to file a consumer fraud complaint was approved 79-0 by the full Assembly on Thursday.
NEWARK — Health and Senior Services Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd today visited the NJ Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED) Program at Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark to highlight the availability of free cancer screenings for low-income residents who are uninsured or underinsured.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie today unveiled the $1 million Governor’s Urban Scholarship Program, first announced in the Fiscal Year 2013 Budget address, that aims to help provide students in New Jersey’s inner cities and urban communities the opportunity and resources they need to pursue higher educational opportunities.
STATE — The Department of Health and Senior Services today released New Jersey’s 2011 Hospital Performance Report which demonstrates that hospital quality continues to improve in the state. The report, which includes four new measures, also identifies opportunities for hospitals to enhance their performance.
TRENTON – A Bergen County man pleaded guilty today to acting as a broker in a conspiracy involving a former clerk in the Lodi Motor Vehicle Agency to illegally sell New Jersey digital driver’s licenses to unauthorized persons, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
TRENTON –Legislation to promote electric vehicle usage by providing corporation business tax credit and gross income tax credits for buying and installing electric vehicle charging stations was recently approved by the Assembly.
WEST TRENTON–New Jersey residents will now be able to receive critical information from the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM) on their cell phones and PDA’s with the use of a free, web-based service.
LAKEWOOD — Students get firsthand experience with Lakewood area business members on April 3 starting at 8 a.m. and going throughout the morning. Students will be introduced into the professional world, make connections and enjoy lunch at the Lakewood BlueClaws stadium.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A Middlesex County jury found former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi guilty of a bias crime and invasion of privacy for secretly using a computer camera to spy on his roommate’s encounter with another man in their dorm room.
TRENTON—State Sen. Jennifer Beck (R-Monmouth) has submitted legislation aimed at providing New Jersey Transit rail passengers a better riding experience.