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.
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.
TRENTON – A Rutgers University instructor has been arrested on charges that he used a computer in his university office to share hundreds of videos of child pornography over the Internet, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today recognized the 10th anniversary of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Brownfields program, which funds the rehabilitation of abandoned and polluted properties to increase safety and attract new businesses to communities.
TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection has launched a new service that will allow property owners and their contractors to apply online for certain types of freshwater wetlands permits, Commissioner Bob Martin announced today.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to help bring supermarkets to underserved communities throughout the state has received final legislative approval and awaits action by Gov. Chris Christie.
TRENTON – Jeffrey S. Chiesa was officially sworn in as New Jersey’s 59th Attorney General yesterday at the Hughes Justice Complex.
STATE — New Jersey’s community colleges, through the NJ Community College Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development, the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA), and the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development (NJDLWD) announce a new training program to help qualified New Jersey veterans get back to work.
TRENTON – Legislation to provide veterans with better access to educational information has been signed into law.
TRENTON – Legislation to strengthen the education and practice requirements for New Jersey’s Graduated Driver’s License (GDL) program gained final Legislative approval Monday.