State News

15 NJ Residents Indicted In Massive Organized Crime Sweep

NEWARK – Fifteen New Jersey residents, including an alleged member and associates of the Genovese organized crime family, are charged with racketeering and related offenses in a superseding indictment unsealed Thursday morning in conjunction with arrests in the case, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman and Eastern District of New York U.S. Attorney Loretta E. Lynch announced.

DEP Grant Program For Dry Cleaners Pull Harmful Pollutants From The State’s Air

TRENTON–A first-in-the-nation grant program targeting air pollution caused by dry cleaning has been an initial success in New Jersey, with nearly 300 applications received statewide to finance new and upgraded dry cleaning equipment, and with thousands of pounds of pollutants already removed from the air, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced Wednesday.

NJ Approves 23 New Charter Schools

TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Education approved 23 new charter school applications today. This marks the largest number of charter schools approved in an application cycle since the Charter School Program Act was signed into law in 1995.