Category: State News

Metuchen Man Sentenced In Investment/Tax Fraud Scheme

NEWARK – A principal of Mid-Atlantic Trustees and Administrators (MATA) and two of the company’s employees were sentenced to prison terms or home detention on Wednesday for conspiracy to defraud the United States through the marketing of two fraudulent products designed to conceal assets from the IRS and fraudulently discharge debt, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

NJ Blood Services Needs Volunteer Nurses

STATE — New Jersey Blood Services, which supplies blood products and services to 60 hospitals throughout the state, is in need of CPR-certified, registered nurses to volunteer at its donor rooms. Volunteer RNs would assist the collection staff at donor centers in Scotch Plains and/or New Brunswick.

Experts Oppose Legislation To Permit Logging On State Lands

STATE – New Jersey state parks and forests could be opened to commercial logging under a bill currently in the Legislature, S1954 (Smith)/ A4358 (McKeon). Environmental scientists, ecologists, land restoration experts, and environmental groups have all come out in opposition to this bill that would cause significant damage to our treasured public lands.