Category: State News

NJ Voters Split On Obama’s Job Performance

STATE – New Jersey voters are almost evenly split on their opinion of President Barack Obama’s job performance, according to a new statewide poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™. The president enjoys a one point advantage, with 46 percent approving and 45 perceent disapproving.

NJ To Receive Federal Highway Safety Funding

NEWARK – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety nearly $2 million to improve highway safety and reduce traffic accidents, injuries, and deaths, U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg and Robert Menendez (both D-NJ) announced today.

NJ Transit Overhauls Diesel Powered Bus Fleet

TRENTON – New Jersey is nearing a major milestone in its continuing multi-prong effort to reduce harmful emissions from diesel engines, virtually completing the retrofit of nearly 800 NJ Transit older style diesel-engine buses with technology that will control harmful diesel exhausts, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin and NJ Transit Executive Director James Weinstein announced today.