STATE — The state Department of Environmental Protection and the League of Municipalities held a joint series of round tables on brownfields and site remediation this week, but an environmental group notes that the discussions won’t amount to much.
TRENTON – Fifty-six New Jersey libraries, including the ones in Clark, East Brunswick, Monroe, Piscataway, Rahway and Sayreville, have qualified to be designated as NJWorks Job Seeker Destination Libraries by the New Jersey State Library.
TRENTON – This week, Gov. Chris Christie approved appointments to the Center for Hispanic Policy, Research and Development’s (CHPRD) Advisory Committee.
HOPEWELL – Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher unveiled an online data- and image bank describing more than 7,000 vintage photographs produced by the Department of Agriculture to document farming in New Jersey from the…
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg had harsh words for House Republicans who are crafting a bill that would end Amtrak’s ownership of the heavily-traveled Northeast Corridor rail route.
TRENTON – The state Department of Corrections does not adequately monitor its state-funded halfway houses and failed to take appropriate action against halfway house providers following inmate escapes, according to an audit released today by the Office of the State Comptroller.
NEWARK, N.J. – Six alleged members of an international human trafficking scheme face federal charges for bringing hundreds of people from Brazil, India, and elsewhere into the United States, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON–Legislation that would allow teens charged with “sexting” to avoid criminal prosecution and instead enter into an educational program cleared the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee on Monday.
TRENTON — The Senate Law and Public Safety Committee has approved a bill that would make it a crime to knowingly and actively participate in a criminal street gang.
STATE — Proposed changes to the state’s Medicaid program through a “waiver” of federal rules governing the program would wreak havoc on NJ FamilyCare, bringing the total number of uninsured parents in working poor families denied health coverage to 93,000 and touching every county in the state when prior cutbacks are also taken into account, according to an analysis by New Jersey Policy Perspective.