TRENTON – The Senate Economic Growth Committee unanimously approved a bill sponsored by state Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak which would make political fundraising from any candidate on public property illegal.
TRENTON – An Assembly panel advanced a bill that would permit direct shipping by New Jersey wineries.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee released legislation today to eliminate the statute of limitations in civil sexual abuse claims.
STATE – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today issued its 25th annual report on the amount of toxic chemicals released in 2010 to the land, air and water by industrial facilities in New Jersey.
NEWARK — U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Newark Liberty International Airport discovered heroin concealed in bottles of scotch on New Year’s Eve.
NEW BRUNSWICK – With only five days left for the legislature to act on reform of sick and vacation day benefits, Gov. Chris Christie today visited the home of Frank and Joan Deiner, lifelong residents of New Brunswick, to discuss his “Zero Means Zero” proposal.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Before Congress’ holiday recess, U.S. Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ-13) introduced legislation to expand and further coordinate efforts towards research for Tourette syndrome.
NEWARK – The staging place for the undercover operation was a four bedroom, three bathroom Cape Cod-style dwelling that, like many homes in its Lyndhurst neighborhood, suffered extensive structural and mold damage as a result of floodwaters caused by Tropical Storm Irene.
TEWKSBURY—Conservative Republican businessman David Larsen, today announced his candidacy for the U.S. Congress, to represent New Jersey’s 7th District. Larsen, chairman of the Right Direction Organization, is seeking to oust the incumbent Republican Leonard Lance in the June primary.
STATE – Over the past four years, AAA has recorded a steady increase in the average age of vehicles needing emergency roadside assistance. In 2008, the typical age of a vehicle needing roadside service was 6 years old. Today, that number has quickly grown to 9 years.