State News

Sweeney Snubbed By AFL-CIO

TRENTON – The New Jersey State AFL-CIO announced their endorsements for November’s state Legislature elections. The one-million-member-strong labor union failed to back state Senate President Steve Sweeney, who supported the public worker pension and health benefit changes signed into law earlier this summer.

Lance Lifts Lid

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Barack Obama signed a bipartisan compromise bill to raise the United States’ borrowing limit just hours before the nation faced default on its financial obligations on Tuesday, but the measure did not win the support of all of New Jersey’s Congressional delegation.

State Updates Charity Information List

TRENTON – Continuing its effort to bring transparency to how charities spend donors’ dollars, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today released the latest list of New Jersey’s Top 10 Most Inquired-About Charities,” with pie charts illustrating each charity’s spending during its most recently reported fiscal year.