State News

Lesniak Phone Bill On Hold

TRENTON — Legislation that reportedly could have led to higher telephone bills for New Jersey seniors and other low income residents on tight budgets was pulled from the agenda Monday before it could have received a final nod from state lawmakers.

Contractor Pleads Guilty To Obtaining Public Contracts Using Stolen Identity

TRENTON – A Union County construction contractor pleaded guilty Friday to using a stolen identity, a fictitious company, and fraudulent documents to successfully bid on public projects, including a project to restore the Clinton Town dam in Hunterdon County, when his companies were barred from such projects, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.