NEWARK – Democratic members of the New Jersey Congressional Delegation today urged New Jersey’s Democratic State Senate and Assembly members to support the marriage equality bill expected to be introduced by state Democratic leadership in both houses this week when the new legislative session begins.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to help protect the trade secrets of New Jersey businesses has been signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie.
TRENTON – Legislation requiring the state Department of Education to include cheerleading in the student-athlete head injury safety training program was signed into law Monday.
MOUNT HOLLY – New Jersey Health and Senior Services Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd today joined New Jersey Hospital Association President and CEO Betsy Ryan and Virtua CEO Rich Miller at a blood drive at Virtua Memorial in Mount Holly to encourage more people to donate blood and more employers to hold blood drives to ease the state’s chronic blood shortage.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Each year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honors individuals, businesses and organizations that have contributed significantly to improving the environment and protecting public health in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and eight federally recognized Indian Nations over the past year.
ELMWOOD PARK – Spencer Savings Bank, a mutually-owned community savings bank headquartered in Elmwood Park, collected more than 400 toys this holiday season through its successful annual Toy Drive to benefit St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital, and Eva’s Village.
TRENTON – A bipartisan bill sponsored by state Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak (D-Union) which creates the “Grow New Jersey” program to provide tax incentives for companies which maintain existing employment levels and create new jobs in New Jersey was signed into law today by Governor Christie.
TRENTON – The federal Environmental Protection Agency warned that portions of a bill being considered by New Jersey’s Legislature could jeopardize the state’s ability to comply with the Clean Water Act and could have “significant adverse impacts” on water quality.
TRENTON — The expanded website services of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development is offering easier and faster service for people who use the Internet, rather than a telephone, to file and certify for Unemployment Insurance benefits.
TRENTON – Unwanted televisions, computers, electronic tablets, e-book readers, and monitors that have been replaced by new electronic holiday gifts cannot be tossed into the trash but must be recycled as required by the state’s one-year-old Electronic Waste Management Act, which generated an estimated 40 million pounds of recycled e-waste last year in New Jersey, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin said today.