TRENTON— State legislators joined with Food & Water Watch, NJ Sierra Club and Delaware Riverkeeper Network to call for immediate passage of legislation to ban natural gas hydraulic fracturing in New Jersey.
TRENTON – On Monday, an Assembly panel approved a package of bills intended to make end-of-life care decisions easier for New Jersey families.
TRENTON – A Union County construction contractor was sentenced to state prison today for using a stolen identity, a fictitious company, and fraudulent documents to successfully bid on public projects when his companies were legally barred from such projects.
STATE – While Iowa Republicans continue to court Gov. Chris Christie as a potential presidential candidate, Christie doesn’t fare well in a hypothetical race against President Barack Obama, according to a new national poll.
TRENTON – Beginning July 2, New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission agencies will remain open until at least 5:30 p.m. on weekdays and will add Monday hours, MVC Chairman and Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez announced Thursday.
Relay For Life • June 10 at 6 p.m until June 11 at 6 a.m. – The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Clark fundraiser event will take place at ALJ High School, 365 Westfield Ave., Clark. Info: 1-973-232-2573 or www.relayforlife.org/clarknj
TRENTON – Legislation to limit the increase in New Jersey’s employers’ unemployment tax liabilty was approved 37-0 Thursday by the Senate. The bill (A-3819) was approved 76-0 by the Assembly on May 9. It now goes to the governor.
TRENTON – A bill which would change existing state law governing local rent control ordinances in order to protect senior tenants was approved by the Senate today by a vote of 21-14.
NEWARK – The Office of the Attorney General and State Division of Consumer Affairs filed administrative complaints against three companies accused of falsely advertising that they were authorized to prepare immigration documents on behalf of clients.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie joined Camden Mayor Dana Redd today to announce a new education project aimed at turning around chronically failing schools.