State News

Democrats Criticize DeCroce For Comments About Unemployed Workers

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.

NJ Added 10,000 Jobs In November; Unemployment Remains At 9.2%

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.

NJ Agrees To Multi-State Settlement With Dannon

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.

Attorney General Announces Multi-State Settlement with DIRECTV

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.