TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Jerry Green, Troy Singleton, Albert Coutinho and Mila Jasey aimed at transforming foreclosed properties into affordable housing was approved by the Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee on Monday.
TRENTON – Legislation that would make changes to the successful NJ STARS and NJ STARS II scholarship programs was approved Monday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee on Monday advanced legislation that would prohibit first responders from photographing or disclosing photographs of accident victims and patients to the public without their consent.
NEWARK – Complaints related to home improvements generated the largest category of complaints filed by consumers last year with the State Division of Consumer Affairs, representing 7.7 percent of all consumer complaints received.
TRENTON – An assembly panel will consider a bi-partisan bill to set forth criteria that law enforcement officials must consider when determining if an Amber Alert should be issued in child abduction cases.
STATE — The number of children living in areas of concentrated poverty has increased by 25 percent nationwide since 2000, according to data from the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Kids Count project.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Share your best pinwheel pictures before the end of April for a chance to win a coffee and donuts party for your office or organization.
NEWARK – Federal agencies coordinating parallel international investigations have disrupted massive conspiracies to import hundreds of millions of dollars in counterfeit goods from China and illegal drugs from Taiwan to the United States, authorities announced today.
TRENTON – Yesterday, Gov. Chris Christie called for expanding New Jersey’s highly successful Drug Court program with mandatory treatment for non-violent, drug-addicted offenders throughout all 21 New Jersey counties.
NEW YORK-The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) launched a new website on March 1, http://www.region2coastal.com/, as a part of its continuing community outreach efforts. The website will be one of several methods used by the agency to inform and educate the public on its ongoing Coastal Flood Risk Study and Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning efforts.