HAMILTON — The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. has joined forces with the New Jersey Lottery in an effort to discourage the gifting of lottery tickets to minors.
TRENTON – A measure sponsored by state Sen. Nicholas P. Scutari (D-Linden) challenging the Christie Administration’s proposed rules for implementing the state’s medical marijuana law received final approval Monday in the Senate, starting the 30-day clock for the administration to amend the regulations.
TRENTON – “Sara’s Law,” which would establish a program to allow law enforcement officials to contact emergency contacts in the event of a motor vehicle accident was unanimously approved by the Senate Monday.
TRENTON – Legislation to prohibit public transportation operators from using a wireless telephone or electronic communication device while their vehicles are moving received final legislative approval on Monday.
WEST TRENTON – What do you get when you put New Jersey’s top law enforcement leaders and national intelligence experts in the Northeast’s premier fusion center to talk about priorities? Essentially, you get the roadmap to fighting crime more effectively in tough economic times.
TRENTON – Legislation to reform and modernize New Jersey’s civil service system was approved by the full Assembly on Monday by a vote of 43 – 32.
TRENTON – Seven bills intended to aid New Jersey’s casino gaming and horse racing industries by – among other things – moving to sports gaming at casinos and racetracks, allowing Internet wagering by out-of-state residents on horse racing and expanding off-track wagering were approved Monday by the Assembly.
NEW BRUNSWICK – New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center, urges New Jersey residents to donate blood, the gift of life, and help save lives this holiday season.
TRENTON – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher urged consumers to ask for locally-grown poinsettias when purchasing the plant for the holidays this year.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by state Sen. Ray Lesniak (D-Elizabeth) to abolish the state Council on Affordable Housing was approved 43-32 Monday by the Assembly.