TRENTON – Unwanted televisions, computers, electronic tablets, e-book readers, and monitors that have been replaced by new electronic holiday gifts cannot be tossed into the trash but must be recycled as required by the state’s one-year-old Electronic Waste Management Act, which generated an estimated 40 million pounds of recycled e-waste last year in New Jersey, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin said today.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee today approved a pair of bills aimed at aiding New Jersey’s horse racing industry by allowing increased off-track wagering.
TRENTON – Legislation aimed at invigorating the state’s wedding market was released Thursday by an Assembly committee.
TRENTON – The Senate Economic Growth Committee unanimously approved a bill sponsored by state Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak which would make political fundraising from any candidate on public property illegal.
TRENTON – An Assembly panel advanced a bill that would permit direct shipping by New Jersey wineries.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee released legislation today to eliminate the statute of limitations in civil sexual abuse claims.
STATE – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today issued its 25th annual report on the amount of toxic chemicals released in 2010 to the land, air and water by industrial facilities in New Jersey.
NEWARK — U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Newark Liberty International Airport discovered heroin concealed in bottles of scotch on New Year’s Eve.
NEW BRUNSWICK – With only five days left for the legislature to act on reform of sick and vacation day benefits, Gov. Chris Christie today visited the home of Frank and Joan Deiner, lifelong residents of New Brunswick, to discuss his “Zero Means Zero” proposal.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Before Congress’ holiday recess, U.S. Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ-13) introduced legislation to expand and further coordinate efforts towards research for Tourette syndrome.