State News

Officials: NJ Phones May Pick Up Messages From NYC Cell Phone Emergency Broadcast Test

STATE — The New York City Office of Emergency Management, in cooperation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Federal Communications Commission, and mobile telephone service providers will be conducting the first-ever end-to-end test of cellular broadcasting technology Thursday, Dec. 15, from approximately 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

NJ Officials Announce Veterans Anti-Discrimination Outreach Initiative

TRENTON – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Division on Civil Rights Director Craig Sashihara announced today the launch of a statewide initiative designed to promote awareness among veterans and active military personnel of their rights under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD), as well as their recourse if they believe those rights have been violated.

State Official Promotes Importance of Organ Donation

NEW PROVIDENCE — Today, New Jersey Health and Senior Services Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd encouraged all New Jersey residents to become organ and tissue donors. O’Dowd joined NJ Sharing Network President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph Roth to highlight the need for donations and talk with organ recipients and donor families.