TRENTON – State Sen. Robert Singer (R-Ocean) introduced legislation this week that would reinstate the death penalty for those who murder a child, kill a police officer in the line of duty or commit a terrorist attack that results in fatalities.
TRENTON – Legislation to prohibit public transportation operators from using a wireless telephone or electronic communication device while their vehicles are moving has been signed into law.
TRENTON – A bill to require some public employees to sign up to receive Amber Alert text messages has been signed into law.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie has requested $53 million from the federal government for cleanup costs related to the Dec. 26 and 27, 2010 snowstorm.
TRENTON – Division of Highway Traffic Safety Acting Director Gary Poedubicky today reminded motorists to always remove accumulated ice and snow from their vehicles before traveling on New Jersey’s roadways.
TRENTON – The Assembly Appropriations Committee recently released legislation that would offer incentives for families to save for college.
TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection has secured a landmark agreement that will open up a large stretch of the Raritan River for fish spawning as compensation to the public for harm to natural resources caused by past pollution at a refinery and three polymer plants that were operated by or affiliated with the El Paso Corp., Commissioner Bob Martin announced Tuesday.
NEWARK – A former advisor of convicted Perth Amboy politician Joseph Vas was sentenced to two years of probation for participating in a scheme to illegally funnel contributions into Vas’ 2006 Congressional primary campaign, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE – Two-thirds of New Jersey residents are not confident that life for their children’s generation will be better than it has been for them, according to the results of a new poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
TRENTON – Legislation that would expand requirements for businesses to provide advance notice of mass layoffs was released Monday by an Assembly panel.