TRENTON – A coalition of Northeastern states, including New Jersey, has received a nearly $1 million federal grant to jump start planning for a network of electrical vehicle charging stations, an initiative that will spur job creation and use of electric vehicles, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced today.
TRENTON – Just days after he blasted the decision to award a $420,000 tax credit for the “Jersey Shore” television program, state Sen. Paul Sarlo helped advance a bill he sponsored that would expand the state’s film and television tax credit program.
UNION CITY – Realizing there should be no language barrier for at-risk youth, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno today helped kickoff a Spanish-speaking helpline for young people between the ages of 10 and 24.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – US Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration has allocated nearly $3.8 million to upgrade public transportation infrastructure in four New Jersey communities, New Jersey’s senators announced today.
TRENTON – Two former New Jersey Turnpike toll collectors were sentenced to jail today for stealing thousands of dollars in toll funds in a scheme in which they obtained tickets from interchanges near their toll plazas and substituted them for tickets from motorists who paid large tolls, pocketing the difference, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a measure that includes a minimum of $15 million for Amtrak to begin design and engineering work on the Gateway Tunnel project, U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced today.
TRENTON – Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono has introduced legislation that would require insurance providers to develop a ‘homeowners insurance buyer’s guide’ to give consumers clear and detailed information about their policies.
MORRISTOWN – The Morristown Fraternal Order of Eagles #1311 will hold a Disaster Relief Clothing & Food Drive event Saturday, Sept. 24, from 1-5 p.m. at the Morristown Green.
FAIR LAWN — Columbia Bank’s 23rd Annual Charity Golf Classic at High Mountain Country Club in Franklin Lakes raised more than $35,000 for the benefit of the Family & Friends For Freedom Fund, Inc. of Pompton Plains. More than 120 golfers took part in this charitable fund raiser.
STATE – New Jersey has some of the smoggiest air in the country, according to a report issued today by Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center.