TRENTON – A bill that would formally restore the income eligibility guidelines for New Jersey’s AIDS Drug Distribution Program (ADDP) to the levels they were at before Gov. Christie scaled back the program in the FY 2011 State Budget was approved by the Senate Monday by a vote of 22-12.
STATE – NJ Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh wants New Jersey residents to know that they can save the life of a person with cancer, sickle cell anemia, or other life-threatening disorder by becoming a bone marrow donor.
TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner James Simpson announced that NJDOT is suspending all roadway construction activity over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
WEST TRENTON – Thanksgiving is traditionally the heaviest travel day of the year, a day when people want to be with family, or close friends. During the Thanksgiving holiday, more motorists are traveling with their families than any other time of the year.
STATE – Four New Jersey residents received the Honorary American FFA Degree at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. last month.
TRENTON — Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver announced a plan to cap salary arbitration awards for police and firefighters at an average of two percent per year for at least the next three years.
STATE – New Jersey voters continue to support Gov. Chris Christie, according to the results of a new statewide poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
STATE – NJ Transit will offer expanded “early getaway” rail and bus service on Wednesday, Nov. 24, to help Thanksgiving holiday travelers reach their destinations. Customer service representatives and volunteers will be deployed at major facilities to assist customers throughout the holiday period.
TRENTON—Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg joined New Jersey State Police Deputy Superintendent of Homeland Security Lt. Col. Jerome Hatfield Monday to announce the state-wide expansion of the national “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign across New Jersey.
TRENTON — New Jersey state Sen. Mike Doherty has launched an online petition to support his efforts to put an end to invasive airport screening practices that have been implemented by the federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA).