NEW YORK-The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) launched a new website on March 1, http://www.region2coastal.com/, 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.
NEWARK—Large or small New Jersey manufacturers looking to grow their base won’t want to miss NJIT’s upcoming free summit on clean energy supply chains.
STATE — During March, the American Red Cross is asking everyone to help people in need by supporting the lifesaving services it provides.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie has proclaimed March 2012 as Problem Gambling Awareness Month in New Jersey. The Governor urged all residents to help spread the message that there is help for problem gamblers through treatment as well as support for those who are in recovery and their families.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Dress for Success Mercer County, an affiliate of the international non-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women, is participating in S.O.S. – Send One Suit – Weekend® taking place March 1-4.
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.”
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.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Education has selected Rutgers University Graduate School of Education to conduct an independent evaluation of the Excellent Educators for New Jersey teacher evaluation pilot program currently underway in 10 districts across the state.
TRENTON – An audit by New Jersey’s Office of the State Comptroller determined that New Jersey’s local governments could save more than $100 million per year by enrolling in the state health plan instead of more expensive alternatives.
TRENTON – Legislation to create a state health insurance exchange, a competitive marketplace where individuals, families and employers will be able to purchase affordable, quality health care coverage, was approved Monday by the Senate Commerce Committee.