State News

Lesniak opposed to Christie gas tax

Senator Ray Lesniak (D-20) called a gas tax compromise worked out among Governor Chris Christie, Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3), and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-32) a “tax cut for the wealthiest N.J. residents.” Democratic lawmakers worked out the deal with the Republican governor to a…

October is Farm to School Month

October is National Farm to School month (#F2SMonth). “Farm to School” refers to schools serving local, farm-fresh foods ranging from fruits and veggies to honey and meat. The more local foods we serve our kids, the better. One-third of U.S.…

Jewelry thieves heading for jail

Three men were sentenced to prison today as members of an organized retail theft ring that stole over $800,000 in jewelry in New Jersey and five other states.  They were charged in “Operation Pandora,” an investigation by the New Jersey…