TRENTON– Noting that many gubernatorial appointments remain languishing in the Senate due to that body’s refusal to schedule hearings, a Republican assemblyman proposed a constitutional amendment to compel the Senate to act on all nominations within 60 days.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Linda R. Greenstein and Assemblyman Wayne P. DeAngelo looks to help boost enrollment in New Jersey’s Senior Gold prescription drug discount program.
FLORHAM PARK — During National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 19 – 25), AAA encourages parents and caregivers to keep children seated, safe and secure when riding in motor vehicles.
STATE — Charles Centinaro, director of the New Jersey Office of Attorney Ethics (OAE), has announced the appointment of 146 attorneys and other citizens to the state’s 18 District Ethics Committees. These committees investigate and prosecute ethics cases involving New Jersey attorneys.
STATE – The Sierra Club of New Jersey has come out against the potential sale and privatization of NJN, New Jersey’s public television network.
TRENTON – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced that former Essex County Superintendent of Elections Carmine Casciano pleaded guilty today to tampering with public records.
NEWARK – A former corrections officer from Avenel was one of 35 people indicted on charges that they conspired to smuggle pre-paid cell phones and drugs into Northern State Prison in Newark, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A New Jersey senator is calling on the federal Department of Transportation to require the full disclosure of all ancillary fees on airline tickets.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a $3,644,575 grant to assist about 960 workers affected by layoffs from the pharmaceutical industry in northern New Jersey.
CAMDEN – A computer programmer was convicted Wednesday of launching a virus that infected approximately 100,000 computers around the world and directed them to attack media outlets that republished stories that mentioned him, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.