NEWARK – Continuing its proactive enforcement efforts against companies that violate New Jersey’s Predatory Towing Prevention Act, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today announced charges against two companies in Jersey City and Irvington.
BRIDGEWATER– Shoppers at the Bridgewater Commons were invited today to join Motor Vehicle Commission Chairman and Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez, Acting Director of the State Division of Highway Traffic Safety Gary Poedubicky and Senior General Manager Troy Fischer in an interactive booth to illustrate the dangers of distracted driving.
STATE – Over 2.2 million New Jersey residents will travel 50 miles or more from home for Christmas and New Year’s, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic projections, a slight increase over last year’s statistics. The 2011 year-end holiday travel period is defined as Friday, Dec. 23 to Monday, Jan. 2.
PARAMUS– As consumers flock to retailers during the holiday season and as the use of prepaid cards continues to expand rapidly, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced this past Saturday, Dec. 17, The Prepaid Card Consumer Protection Act to curb hidden fees associated with many of these cards.
NEWARK – As the holidays remind us to think of those in need, and the time for year-end tax deductible charitable gifts approaches, the State Division of Consumer Affairs reminds New Jerseyans: ‘Tis the Season to Investigate Before You Donate.
If you could travel back in time to the end of the Civil War, you’d be amazed to see that New Jersey had virtually no forests. Beginning in colonial times, vast primeval forests filled with centuries-old trees were cleared for timber and agriculture.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The White House announced today that nine states will receive federal money from the $500 million Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge fund, but New Jersey isn’t among the winners.
TRENTON – The Department of Education today released the Violence and Vandalism Report for the 2009-2011 school years. The report is produced each year to transparently share self-reported incidents of violence, vandalism, weapons, and substance use and possession from districts.
STATE–As part of Governor Christie’s “Season of Service,” the Department of Education and Department of Military and Veteran Affairs announced today that they have collected more than 125,000 holiday cards from across the state for U.S. military service members.
TRENTON – A bill sponsored to help local governments clean contaminated properties continues advancing in the state Legislature.