WASHINGTON, D.C. – Twelve New Jersey communities will receive a total of $20.8 million in U.S. Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grant funding to hire police officers or avoid cuts to law enforcement personnel.
A Union County man has been indicted for allegedly attempting to obtain approximately $14,000 from an insurance company by falsely reporting his vehicle stolen, according to Acting Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Ronald Chillemi.
TRENTON – Juveniles caught sending sexually explicit photographs via their cell phones will face intensive education rather than criminal prosecution under a bill now signed into law and sponsored by Assemblywomen Pamela Lampitt, Celeste Riley and Valerie Vainieri Huttle.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Federal lawmakers reached an agreement last night to break a deadlock over disaster relief funding and avoid a potential government shutdown.
STATE – A majority – 54 percent – of New Jersey voters approve of the job Gov. Chris Christie is doing, while 36 percent disapprove according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind.
STATE – New Jersey residents who did not receive reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for items purchased in direct response to Hurricane Irene may qualify under a separate FEMA grant program: Other Needs Assistance (ONA).
TRENTON – Legislation that would permit county colleges and vocational school districts to establish green job certification programs received final legislative approval in the Senate today.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to help create strong performing charter schools in failing school districts was granted final legislative approval by the Senate on Monday.
STATE – In the wake of devastating flooding in the Mid-Atlantic, AAA is warning consumers to do their homework and to check out any used car’s Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) prior to purchase.
TRENTON –Acting Governor Kim Guadagno today signed bipartisan legislation to return New Jersey’s presidential primary to June in 2012.