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.
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.