STATE – A New Jersey appeals court heard oral arguments today in a case filed by two animal protection groups to stop the state’s next black bear hunt, which is scheduled to begin Monday. A ruling is expected before the hunt begins.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s Department of Health and Senior Services today announced the appointment of John H. O’Brien Jr., a 26-year veteran and retired lieutenant of the New Jersey State Police, as director of New Jersey’s Compassionate Use Medicinal Marijuana program.
TRENTON – Senator Nicholas Scutari (D-Union) today announced he has introduced legislation to modernize the state’s marriage license requirements, which he says would give New Jersey’s tourism and hospitality industry a competitive advantage over states across the region and the country.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wednesday, Nov. 30, will be the final day for families, individuals, and businesses in New Jersey that suffered damages from Hurricane Irene from Aug. 27 through Sept. 5 to apply for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Small Business Administration (SBA).
TRENTON – Assembly panel approved two bills Monday that would help towns provide long-term solutions to ward off future flooding problems.
CAMDEN – Building on New Jersey’s existing prisoner re-entry, rehabilitation and prevention programs, Gov. Chris Christie today outlined an initiative to help more offenders get the support they need to successfully re-enter society, break the cycle of criminality and lead productive lives.
NEPTUNE – New Jersey residents whose homes and properties sustained damage in Hurricane Irene have until Nov. 30 to register for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
TRENTON – An Assembly panel on Monday approved legislation to protect sexually exploited minors.
WESTFIELD — The holiday season is here and this year the American Red Cross is urging people to give something that means something by donating to the Red Cross and helping those in need.
LAWRENCE — This holiday season, BedBug Central will coordinate with pest control companies in Pennsylvania and New Jersey to provide charitable bed bug services for those who are suffering from bed bug infestations and do not have the means to improve their situation.