NEWARK – JP Morgan Chase & Co. will pay a $1.1 million fine to settle a state investigation into the company’s sale of auction-rate securities, New Jersey officials announced today. The firm also agreed to repurchase approximately $91.25 million in securities from individual New Jersey investors.
STATE — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will headline a $100 per person fundraising event for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad in Des Moines on Oct. 4.
STATE — New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection has issued a statewide drought watch. Residents are being asked to take voluntary measures to conserve water.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie today unveiled a series of ethics reform measures intended to promote accountability and maintain the integrity of office holders and employees and the electoral process at all level of government.
NEWARK – A doctor with a practice in Elizabeth was arrested Tuesday morning on charges that he conspired to commit Medicaid fraud, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
HILLSBOROUGH–New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez and local legislators joined a local kindergarten class for an event to reinforce the importance of the state’s stringent school bus inspection program that looks at more than 20,000 vehicles twice a year on Tuesday.
STATE – Two central New Jersey communities will receive a piece of steel from the World Trade Center for inclusion in their memorials to honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
NEWARK— NJ Transit will offer “early getaway” rail and bus service on Friday, Sept. 3, for the benefit of customers leaving work early for the Labor Day holiday weekend.
STATE – More than 1.5 million Garden State school children are returning to school within the next week. One simple way to keep them safe is to drive safely.
STATE – According to a report delivered to the New Jersey Division of Pension and Benefits, healthcare benefit costs for retired teachers and state government workers are expected to double over the next nine years.