Category: State News

Quijano Retains Homeland Security Chair, Gains Membership On Housing And Local Government Committee

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.

More Corporate Subsidies, More Jobs?

STATE – Last week, Gov. Chris Christie signed the “Grow New Jersey” bill into law, touting it as a measure that would create and retain New Jersey jobs. The GrowNJ Assistance Program offers tax credits to businesses that make significant capital investments and create or retain at least 100 full-time jobs.

NJ Voters Split On Obama’s Job Performance

STATE – New Jersey voters are almost evenly split on their opinion of President Barack Obama’s job performance, according to a new statewide poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™. The president enjoys a one point advantage, with 46 percent approving and 45 perceent disapproving.