TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Nicholas P. Scutari (D-Union) to help protect the trade secrets of New Jersey businesses has been approved by both houses of the Legislature and sent to the desk of Governor Chris Christie.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee released legislation sponsored by Assembly Homeland Security Chairwoman Annette Quijano that is intended to protect New Jersey’s critical infrastructure and guard the state against cyber terrorism and cyber attacks on Monday.
TRENTON – Earlier today, an Assembly panel approved “Tabitha’s Law,” legislation which would require parents to notify a school if a child will be absent, a move inspired by the disappearance of a Nashville teen.
NEWARK—The 13th Annual Charity Motorcycle Run for the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey (CHoNJ) at Newark Beth Israel Medical recently brought over 80 motorcycles to deliver toys for the benefit of pediatric patients.
STATE – Through the end of November, employees of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have earned over $90 million in overtime pay, according to data released by the agency last week.
TRENTON – The Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) today announced a settlement with Brig Inc., trading as Laguna Grill and Martini Bar in Brigantine and owned by Brigantine town councilman Dominic A. “Tony” Pullella, for defrauding patrons by pouring a significant amount of cheaper-grade vodka and charging them for premium spirits from May to September.
STATE — Researchers and scientists affiliated with New Jersey academic institutions, research organizations and public or private nonprofit agencies can now apply for $8 million in grants through the Governor’s Council for Medical Research and Treatment of Autism.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey and the NJ Partnership to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse formally announced the selection of three local coalitions to replicate the “Enough Abuse” campaign throughout the state on Thursday, Dec. 8, on the steps of the State House in Trenton.
LAKEWOOD — Donald Johansen, a Toms River resident and executive director of Harrogate, a life care continuing care retirement community, was recently appointed to the secretary position for the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce.
TRENTON – Three people were sentenced to state prison today for their roles in a drug ring that shipped more than 500 pounds of marijuana, worth approximately $1 million, from Arizona to New Jersey using UPS and FedEx, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.