TRENTON – The General Assembly passed legislation to allow licensed casinos in Atlantic City and racetracks to conduct wagering on professional and collegiate sport or athletic events, if a federal law is overturned, by a 54-15 vote on Thursday.
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST — Airmen from the 108th Security Forces Squadron have been counting down the days until their returned home since their departure for Iraq earlier this summer.
NEWARK – Earlier this month, the Federal Aviation Administration granted Newark Liberty International Airport a waiver to allow a new version of the Boeing 747 jet to take off and land there.
NEWARK- Coast Guard Rear Adm. Daniel R. May, Commander of Personnel Service Center, and Capt. Robert R. Mckenna, Commander of Community Services Command, tour Unionwear’s Newark ball cap manufacturing facility, Wednesday, Dec. 14.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to protect children from exposure to potentially harmful pesticides at child care centers and certain schools, playgrounds and recreational fields was released Thursday by an Assembly committee.
TRENTON – Employment in the Garden State was up sharply in November with a monthly gain of 10,400 private sector jobs, according to data released today. The state’s unemployment rate was unchanged over the month at 9.1 percent, as more New Jersey residents returned to the labor force.
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.
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.
TRENTON — The state Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) has recouped wasted dollars, tightened its travel expenditure policy and strengthened its monitoring of contracts in response to a 2009 audit by the Office of the State Comptroller.
NEPTUNE — Federal disaster assistance for Hurricane Irene damage in New Jersey topped $275 million through Dec. 12, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced.