WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Tom Harkin (D-IA), and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) commended Major League Baseball (MLB) and the MLB Player’s Association for taking action against smokeless tobacco use both on and off the field.
TRENTON – As motorists begin to pack up their cars and drive in droves to visit family and friends for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, the Division of Highway Traffic Safety today urged drivers to exercise good driving habits during their travels.
METUCHEN – The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey recently announced its third round of grants for 2011, awarding $396,000 to 23 organizations. The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey supports charitable organizations that promote health and the arts throughout New Jersey.
TRENTON — Having valuable public documents go missing is not a rare occurrence, but having them turn up in good condition certainly is. Last week, the New Jersey State Library presented one of those documents, from 1716, on to the State Archives.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie today announced the nomination of Richard E. Constable, III, currently deputy commissioner at the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, to succeed Commissioner Lori Grifa at the Department of Community Affairs.
TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Assembly Democrats John Wisniewski, Jerry Green and Mila Jasey to require the installation of a fire suppression system in new single and two-family homes was released Monday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats that is intended to spur economic development was released Monday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON – The Assembly Appropriations Committee released legislation today that would make several changes to New Jersey’s Urban Enterprise Zone program, including how money is allocated.
TRENTON – The Assembly Higher Education Committee today released that would make changes to the NJ STARS and NJ STARS II scholarship programs aimed at securing their sustainability.
NEWARK – A dollar a month may not seem like much, but it can go a long way to improving literacy skills in state and giving people the opportunity to succeed.