State News

Invest In America Rallies Planned

STATE – is organizing a nationwide protest against Republicans—and some Democrats—who are campaigning to cut billions if dollars from health care, education, and science programs in the proposed federal budget on Thursday. Two events are planned in Union County:…

Gov. Christie Says Cryan Knows ‘Disgusting’

When a Star-Ledger reporter asked him to respond to a statement by Assemblyman Joe Cryan of Union on Friday, Gov. Chris Christie said, “Being called ‘disgusting’ by Joe Cryan of Union is high praise. High praise. If anybody should know disgusting, it’s Joe Cryan.”

Bill To Permit The Sale Of Syringes Without A Prescription Advances

TRENTON – A bill sponsored by state Sen. Joseph F. Vitale to allow pharmacies in New Jersey to sell hypodermic syringes and needles without a prescription was approved by the Senate Thursday by a vote of 28-12.

‘Sara’s Law’ To Create MVC Next-Of-Kin Registry Receives Final Approval

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen John S. Wisniewski and Craig J. Coughlin (both D-Middlesex) to create a next-of-kin registry to be utilized to notify family when a loved one is incapacitated in a serious accident received final legislative approval in the Assembly Thursday.