NEW BRUNSWICK – New Jersey voters are evenly split on the continuing growth of charter schools in the state, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released Thursday.
NEWARK – Edison Motor Cars, Inc., which does business as Brad Benson Hyundai/Mitsubishi, has agreed to pay $65,000 and to abide by state laws and regulations in its advertisement and sale of used motor vehicles, under terms of a consent order that resolves an investigation conducted by the State Division of Consumer Affairs.
FLORHAM PARK — AAA released the results of its annual Your Driving Costs study on Wednesday, revealing a 3.4 percent rise in the yearly average costs to own and operate a sedan in the United States. The average costs rose 1.9 cents per mile to 58.5 center per mile ($8,776 per year), based on 15,000 miles of annual driving.
NEWARK – With the arrival of the spring home improvement season, the State Division of Consumer Affairs intensified efforts against unregistered home improvement contractors with an undercover operation at a vacant Gloucester County home.
NEWARK –The Division of Criminal Justice is awarding $5,750,000 in federal grant funds to 17 New Jersey cities that are facing high levels of violent crime so that they can purchase “force multiplying” crime-fighting technologies for their police departments.
NEWARK – Checks totaling $1.54 million are being mailed to 72 investors who were defrauded by Robert Brennan, the restitution coming after the New Jersey Bureau of Securities successfully sued the infamous financier and then tracked down assets he had hidden.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Following a decade of steady declines, a new report released Wednesday shows disturbing trends in teen drug and alcohol use since 2008.
STATE – More than half of New Jersey voters believe that Gov. Chris Christie is doing a good job, according to a newly-released poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind. Fifty-one percent approve of the way Christie is doing his job, while 41 percent disapprove.
TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection, in partnership with the New Jersey Clean Communities Council, is seeking organizations and individuals to help keep New Jersey’s beaches clean through the Adopt a Beach Program.
STATE — Injuries and unexpected accidents can happen at home, at work or at play, but New Jersey Health and Senior Services Acting Commissioner Mary O’Dowd says that making one positive change a day can lead to a safer life.