Category: State News

Feds Bust Major Smuggling Operations

NEWARK – Federal agencies coordinating parallel international investigations have disrupted massive conspiracies to import hundreds of millions of dollars in counterfeit goods from China and illegal drugs from Taiwan to the United States, authorities announced today.

New Website Launched To Enhance Public Awareness Of Flood Risk

NEW YORK-The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) launched a new website on March 1,, as a part of its continuing community outreach efforts. The website will be one of several methods used by the agency to inform and educate the public on its ongoing Coastal Flood Risk Study and Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning efforts.

NJ Issues Ban On Synthetic Marijuana

TRENTON –Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa today announced a statewide ban on the manufacture, distribution, sale, and possession of any of the hundreds of dangerous, manmade chemicals designed to mimic the effects of marijuana, commonly known as “synthetic marijuana,” “K2,” or “Spice.”

FEMA To Provide $3.1 Million To Elevate Cranford Homes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg and Robert Menendez announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide more than $21 million through its Hazard Mitigation Grant Program for flood mitigation projects in New Jersey, including $3.1 million to elevate homes in Cranford Township.