WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a measure that includes a minimum of $15 million for Amtrak to begin design and engineering work on the Gateway Tunnel project, U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced today.
TRENTON – Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono has introduced legislation that would require insurance providers to develop a ‘homeowners insurance buyer’s guide’ to give consumers clear and detailed information about their policies.
MORRISTOWN – The Morristown Fraternal Order of Eagles #1311 will hold a Disaster Relief Clothing & Food Drive event Saturday, Sept. 24, from 1-5 p.m. at the Morristown Green.
FAIR LAWN — Columbia Bank’s 23rd Annual Charity Golf Classic at High Mountain Country Club in Franklin Lakes raised more than $35,000 for the benefit of the Family & Friends For Freedom Fund, Inc. of Pompton Plains. More than 120 golfers took part in this charitable fund raiser.
STATE – New Jersey has some of the smoggiest air in the country, according to a report issued today by Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center.
TRENTON – State officials announced new car seat recommendations for children Monday, highlighting the annual Child Passenger Safety Week which features a public information campaign and safety events to be held throughout New Jersey.
TRENTON – A bill designed to push a sluggish real estate market while helping property owners avoid bureaucratic requirements when selling certain homes and seasonal rentals has been signed into law.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Governor Chris Christie and Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness Director Charles McKenna today convened a homeland security conference for more than 400 law enforcement, homeland security and emergency management professionals from various federal, state and local government agencies.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A New Jersey Congressman wants to make sure the federal government helps local governments to pay for upgrades to out-dated communications equipment used by first responders.
HAMILTON – A recent survey of New Jersey motorists conducted on behalf of the Automobile Association of America found a majority would support an increase in the gas tax, if that money was dedicated to transportation infrastructure projects.