Category: State News

NJ Department Of Labor Senior Investigator Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For Bribery Scheme

CAMDEN – A senior investigator with the N.J. Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Division of Wage and Hour Compliance, was sentenced today to 60 months in prison in connection with a bribery scheme in which he accepted $1.86 million from owners and operators of temporary labor firms in return for his official assistance, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Christie Announces Agreement To Improve NJ Air Quality

TRENTON—Gov. Chris Christie today announced that the Newark community can soon breathe cleaner air as a result of a tentative multi-party agreement that when completed would yield a major commitment by Covanta Energy to install a state-of-the-art particulate emissions control system, called a baghouse, at the Essex County Resource Recovery Facility located in Newark.