STATE – The average price of a gallon of regular, full-service gasoline reached $3.09 a gallon overnight, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. That’s up five cents in the past week and 54 cents since this time last year.
STATE – According to a report released yesterday by the Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation, New Jersey residents had the highest state-local tax burden in the nation in 2009.
NEWARK — On Wednesday, NJ Transit Executive Director James Weinstein announced plans to unveil a new online “scorecard” initiative to provide the public with a measurement of how the corporation is performing.
TRENTON – MoveOn.org members are planning a rally to “Save the American Dream” at the New Jersey State House in Trenton at noon on Friday. Organizers are urging New Jersey residents to stand up in support of Wisconsin public employees.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie unveiled a $29.4 billion state budget Tuesday that slashes funding for health and senior services by 15 percent and environmental protection by 10 percent.
STATE – MoveOn.org is organizing a nationwide protest against Republicans—and some Democrats—who are campaigning to cut billions if dollars from health care, education, and science programs in the proposed federal budget on Thursday. Two events are planned in Union County:…
STATE – The New Jersey State AFL-CIO is planning a rally at the Trenton State House on Friday to show support for Wisconsin workers.
When a Star-Ledger reporter asked him to respond to a statement by Assemblyman Joe Cryan of Union on Friday, Gov. Chris Christie said, “Being called ‘disgusting’ by Joe Cryan of Union is high praise. High praise. If anybody should know disgusting, it’s Joe Cryan.”
TRENTON – A bill sponsored by state Sen. Joseph F. Vitale to allow pharmacies in New Jersey to sell hypodermic syringes and needles without a prescription was approved by the Senate Thursday by a vote of 28-12.
TRENTON – Legislation that would make it illegal for employers to ask out-of-work New Jerseyans not to apply for job vacancies has been re-approved by the Assembly.