STATE – Nearly half (47%) of New Jersey consumers expect to be better off financially this year, while fewer than one-in-five (19%) expect to be worse off, according to a quarterly consumer survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman College of Business.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie will give his annual State of the State speech today at 3 p.m. It was originally scheduled for last Tuesday, but Christie postponed it out of respect for Assembly Republican Leader Alex DeCroce, who died suddenly the night before.
STATE — Each and every day, women in New Jersey make it their mission to help improve the lives of others. And the American Heart Association wants to know about them.
STATE — PSE&G is alerting its customers not to be defrauded by a scam in which individuals misrepresenting themselves as PSE&G employees threaten to turn off electric and gas service if payment is not made to them that day.
STATE – The Coffee Party, a non-partisan democracy movement to fight corruption and restore self-governance to the people, is calling on Americans to “Occupy the Courts” in protest of the Citizens United ruling that allows corporations to engage in virtually unrestricted spending to influence elections.
STATE – The New Jersey Sierra Club is calling on Gov. Chris Christie to veto a bill that would delay the implementation of certain water regulations.
NORTH PLAINFIELD – Democrat Ed Potosnak ended his 2012 bid for the United States House of Representatives on Monday to lead the non-partisan, non-profit, New Jersey League of Conservation Voters (NJLCV) as the organization’s executive director.
TRENTON – Legislation to offer incentives for families to save for college awaits action by the governor after receiving final legislative approval.
TRENTON – Legislation to ensure colleges and universities have plans in place to address on-campus emergencies such as violent attacks or disease pandemics has gone to the governor for his consideration.
TRENTON – Following the reorganization of the 215th legislature, members of the Assembly were given their respective committee assignments. Assemblywoman Annette Quijano (D-Union) has once again been selected to act as Chair of the Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee and Vice-Chair of the Assembly Judiciary Committee.