TRENTON – Legislation to prohibit public transportation operators from using a wireless telephone or electronic communication device while their vehicles are moving was advanced Monday by a Senate panel.
STATE – Over the weekend, New Jersey Transit announced that new work on a planned rail tunnel between New Jersey and New York would be suspended for 30 days.
TRENTON – Carole Hedinger, Acting Executive Director of the New Jersey Lottery, today announced the launch of the landmark “$100,000,000 Spectacular” instant ticket game Monday.
STATE — Fifteen athletes and five coaches from the Children’s Lightning Wheels recently returned from the 2010 National Junior Disability Championships held in Chicago, Illinois.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a report released last week, the non-profit Clean Air Task Force has determined that reducing emissions of fine particle pollution from coal-fired power plants, one of the top contributors of air pollution in the U.S., can have a direct and significant positive effect on public health.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new Pew analysis of government spending data finds the federal role in the energy sector is significant, although smaller in comparison to its role in other sectors, such as transportation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s has awarded New Jersey communities $11,641,549 million in additional funding to help minimize the negative effects of the foreclosure crisis. This funding will be distributed through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant Neighborhood Stabilization Program third round of grants.
STATE–The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is using National Emergency Preparedness Month to re-present NJ Alert, the state’s mass text and email emergency notification system.
TRENTON – New public awareness and education materials, designed to reinforce the life-saving importance of school zone safety, are now available to help parents learn more about the role they play in ensuring their children get to and from school safely, officials announced
LAWRENCEVILLE— Entomologists at Cooper Pest Solutions and Rutgers University are expecting the activity level of stink bugs to be much higher than previous years and CPS entomologists are advising homeowners and businesses to treat for stink bugs before mid-September.