State News

Union County Contractor Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison For Fraud

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.

Community Calendar

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

Assembly Passes Bill To Limit Employer Unemployment Tax Hike

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.

NJ Files Complaints Against Companies Unauthorized To Prepare Immigration Documents

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.