NEWARK – This spring, NJ Transit conducted its first systemwide customer satisfaction survey. The results are in, and the public transit agency passed – barely. Customers rated NJ Transit’s service as “acceptable” or “satisfactory” with a score of 5.2 on a 0 to 10 scale.
TRENTON – As part of Democrats’ effort to highlight the impact of Gov. Chris Christie’s cuts programs benefiting New Jersey’s middle-class and poor, the Assembly Budget Committee will meet next Tuesday to hear testimony how the cuts affect programs that serve children.
TRENTON – Democrats warned that yesterday’s Republican refusal to restore critical funding for municipalities will devastate New Jersey’s cities.
STATE – The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey announced the release of a multi-media public service campaign alerting parents in New Jersey about the rising purity and dangers of heroin. The campaign “Everything’s Gone Up Since the 70s” was…
TRENTON – Two Middlesex County Democrats criticized Gov. Chris Christie for slashing school aid from the budget passed by the Legislature last month, while the governor touted his more modest funding increases.
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST — More than 25 Airmen from the 108th Wing’s Security Force Squadron deployed from here today for a six-month tour in Southwest Asia in support of Operation New Dawn.
TRENTON – The state Senate met again today as Democrats continued to try without success to overturn Gov. Christie’s line item vetoes, spending items he cut from New Jersey’s budget.
WEST TRENTON – Temperatures and heat indexes are estimated to hit in the upper 90s, and possibly even reach 100 degrees or higher. Children, older adults, people with disabilities and pets are most at risk during excessive temperatures.
TRENTON – Asw. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-Mercer) plans to introduce a bill that would return live New Jersey Lottery drawings to television.
TRENTON – Senate Democrats have been unsuccessful in their attempts to overturn Gov. Chris Christie’s line-item vetoes of spending items in New Jersey’s current fiscal year budget.
Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) placed 39 resolutions on today’s voting agenda to restore specific spending items cut by the governor. Both the Senate and Assembly would need to approve the resolutions by a two-thirds majority to overturn the governor’s vetoes.