NEW YORK, N.Y. – Each year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honors individuals, businesses and organizations that have contributed significantly to improving the environment and protecting public health in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and eight federally recognized Indian Nations over the past year.
ELMWOOD PARK – Spencer Savings Bank, a mutually-owned community savings bank headquartered in Elmwood Park, collected more than 400 toys this holiday season through its successful annual Toy Drive to benefit St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital, and Eva’s Village.
TRENTON – A bipartisan bill sponsored by state Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak (D-Union) which creates the “Grow New Jersey” program to provide tax incentives for companies which maintain existing employment levels and create new jobs in New Jersey was signed into law today by Governor Christie.
TRENTON – The federal Environmental Protection Agency warned that portions of a bill being considered by New Jersey’s Legislature could jeopardize the state’s ability to comply with the Clean Water Act and could have “significant adverse impacts” on water quality.
TRENTON — The expanded website services of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development is offering easier and faster service for people who use the Internet, rather than a telephone, to file and certify for Unemployment Insurance benefits.
TRENTON – Unwanted televisions, computers, electronic tablets, e-book readers, and monitors that have been replaced by new electronic holiday gifts cannot be tossed into the trash but must be recycled as required by the state’s one-year-old Electronic Waste Management Act, which generated an estimated 40 million pounds of recycled e-waste last year in New Jersey, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin said today.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee today approved a pair of bills aimed at aiding New Jersey’s horse racing industry by allowing increased off-track wagering.
TRENTON – Legislation aimed at invigorating the state’s wedding market was released Thursday by an Assembly committee.
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.