NEWARK–As more teenagers turn to the internet to seek answers for their many areas of concern, the Family Life Education Center (FLEC) at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC) has created an innovative and interactive, bilingual online teen education center about the dangers of interpersonal or partner (or dating) violence, and offers an accompanying support group for teen girls.
TRENTON – Legislation that would require retailers to charge consumers an advertised after-rebate price – rather than making buyers send in coupons or log on to manufacturer’s web sites to claim their savings – was advanced Monday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON – A bill to update the rules governing the formation of Limited Liability Companies in New Jersey was advanced by an Assembly panel Monday.
NEWARK – Sharpening the state’s focus on the fight to halt prescription drug diversion and abuse, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa today announced a reorganization and expansion of the Enforcement Bureau within the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs – the body responsible for investigating allegations of professional misconduct on behalf of the 47 professional licensing boards, including the Board of Medical Examiners and Board of Pharmacy, that regulate 500,000 licensed and registered professionals across New Jersey.
STATE – A report released earlier this month by the Foundation for Child Development determined that states with higher tax rates produced a better quality of life for their children.
STATE – Alphonsina Bardino, a member of Community Access Unlimited (CAU), celebrated her 100th birthday earlier this week, along with friends, fellow CAU members and agency staff.
TRENTON—New Jersey’s Council on Local Mandates determined today that the state’s anti-bullying law is an unfunded mandate, and the Legislature must provide funding for its provisions if it is to remain in effect.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the House Transportation Committee prepares to unveil its surface transportation reauthorization legislation, U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) has called on committee leaders to leave out any language that would increase the size or weight limits for trucks on our highways.
TOMS RIVER – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and State Police Superintendent Colonel Joseph R. Fuentes today presented badges to New Jersey’s newest state troopers during graduation ceremonies at the Pine Belt Arena this morning.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) joined four of his Democratic colleagues to call on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to crack down on marketing by cigarette companies that misleads consumers about the safety of their products.