TRENTON – Environmental groups are applauding Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to block a liquefied natural gas port that would have been built off the New Jersey coast.
NEWARK – A task force led by the Office of the Attorney General and State Division of Consumer Affairs, along with the Bergen, Camden, Gloucester, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean and Somerset county offices of consumer affairs, last week inspected 574 tax preparation offices statewide in search of false and misleading advertising of so-called “instant,” “same day” and “24 hour” tax refunds.
TRENTON – Last week, the Assembly Appropriations Committee advanced a package of six bills intended to promote the purchase of electric vehicles by New Jersey residents and business.
TRENTON – Last week, the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee unanimously approved a controversial bill that would establish a pilot program to encourage private corporations to pay for private school scholarships for low-income students in chronically failing public schools was released Thursday night by an Assembly panel.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Thirteen New Jersey counties are eligible to receive federal disaster aid to supplement the costs of snow removal and repairs related to the Dec. 26-27, 2010 blizzard.
STATE – Another winter storm is expected to bring more snow and ice to northern and central New Jersey tomorrow.
TRENTON — A suspended detective with the New Jersey State Police was indicted today for allegedly holding an unauthorized full-time job as an investigator for a private insurance company and performing that job while on duty for the State Police, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
TRENTON – With the big game just days away, highway traffic safety and law enforcement officials are reminding motorists of the life-saving importance of staying safe and sober on the roadways during this upcoming weekend.
STATE – New Jersey’s state government will face a shortfall of up to $10.6 billion by 2016, according to a report by the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers.
STATE — In recognition of February as American Heart Month and Feb. 4 as National Wear Red Day, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh encouraged both women and men to make healthier lifestyle choices to help reduce their risk of heart disease – the nation’s and New Jersey’s leading cause of death in both women and men.