TRENTON – A bill which establishes a medical home demonstration project to enhance primary, patient-centered acute care for Medicaid recipients was signed into law last week by Gov. Chris Christie.
TRENTON – A bill which would formally restore the income eligibility guidelines for New Jersey’s AIDS Drug Distribution Program (ADDP) to the levels they were at before Governor Christie scaled back the program in the FY 2011 State Budget was approved by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee Monday by a vote of 6-3, with one abstention.
JEFFERSON – The Jefferson Twp. Fire Co. #2 recently held its first annual 5K Inferno Run / Walk to benefit the company’s Howard Sufian Memorial Scholarship Fund.
TRENTON – A law enforcement initiative to apprehend high risk fugitives resulted in more than 1,100 arrests, Attorney General Paula T. Dow, the state’s 21 county prosecutors, the State Police, the State Parole Board and a task force of federal, state, county and local law enforcement agencies announced today.
EDISON – Gov. Chris Christie will come to Edison on Wednesday for a town hall-style meeting.
NEW BRUNSWICK — U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the award of $16.8 million to support 27 Public Health Training Centers (PHTC) at schools of public health and other public or non-profit institutions across the country on Monday.
TRENTON – Legislation to create a next-of-kin registry to be utilized to notify family when a loved one is incapacitated in a serious accident was released Monday by a Senate panel.
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.