TRENTON – A measure to bolster the rights of domestic violence victims unanimously cleared the full Assembly on Monday by a vote of 75-0.
TRENTON – A bill to help widen the quick dissemination of Amber Alerts in the event of a missing child received final legislative approval on Monday. The Assembly passed it Monday by a 73-0-1 vote.
TRENTON – Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver criticized Assembly Minority Leader Alex DeCroce for comments he made yesterday at a New Jersey Business and Industry Association-sponsored event in Iselin.
TRENTON– New Jersey’s economy added 10,000 jobs in November, led by hiring among the state’s private sector employers, according to information released by the state Department of Labor. The state’s unemployment rate held steady at 9.2 percent, remaining below the national rate of 9.8 percent.
TRENTON –New Jersey has entered into a multi-state settlement agreement with The Dannon Company, Inc. under which Dannon will pay the states a total of $21 million to resolve allegations it made unsubstantiated and deceptive marketing claims regarding its Activia yogurt and DanActive drink products, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced today.
TRENTON –New Jersey has entered into a multi-state settlement agreement with DIRECTV that resolves allegations the satellite television provider engaged in deceptive and unfair business practices, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced today.
TRENTON – Tax revenue collection are 3.8 percent above projections for the first five months of the fiscal year, according to state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff.
TRENTON—Voters in Woodbridge and South River approved school construction projects yesterday.
UTICA, N.Y. – President Barack Obama’s job approval rating has dipped to 39 percent, equaling a low since he took office two years ago, according to a newly released Zogby Interactive poll.
TRENTON — Legislation sponsored by Senator Tom Kean, Jr. expanding a tax credit program for businesses located near commuter rail stations has cleared the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.