TRENTON – New Jersey’s private sector employers added 3,900 jobs in July — the sixth consecutive month of private sector job gains – but it wasn’t enough to reduce the state’s 9.5 percent unemployment rate.
ELIZABETH – Gov. Chris Christie and Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd today visited Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth to highlight the impact of this hospital funding increase and the importance of reforms in the funding formulas for charity care.
STATE – The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $4.5 million to the New Jersey Department of Transportation for projects through the Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez and Frank R. Lautenberg announced.
NEW YORK — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is spending millions of dollars on overtime despite management’s claims that their business model makes fiscal sense, according to an audit released Wednesday by New York Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
NEW BRUNSWICK – New Jersey Republicans and Democrats agree on one thing: voters of both parties are evenly split over the debt limit agreement recently reached in Washington, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today.
LONG VALLEY — With the start of a new school year just a few weeks away, the New Jersey Teen Safe Driving Coalition urges families with teens in their household to brush up on their knowledge of the state’s Graduated Driver License (GDL) program.
STATE — The Raritan Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross recently announced the members of the Executive Board of Trustees for the 2011-2012 year.
STATE — Chief Justice Stuart Rabner announced that Superior Court Judge John C. Kennedy will be elevated to the Appellate Division effective Sept. 1.
TRENTON—Average teacher raises are declining, according to a preliminary analysis of 2011-2012 teacher contracts reported by the New Jersey School Boards Association today.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie signed measures to provide $90.6 million in grants to counties, towns and nonprofit organizations to preserve farmland across the Garden State and fund State-initiated farmland preservation projects today.