TRENTON—Antoine Dobson, a Deputy U.S. Marshal from Irvington, was sentenced last week to 45 months in prison for giving his off-duty firearm to a friend who was a convicted felon and lying under oath, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – State Sen. Paul Sarlo today called upon Cablevision and News Corp – owners of the WNYW, WWOR and WTXF television stations in the New York and Philadelphia markets – to submit to binding arbitration to resolve their escalating transmission contract dispute and ensure that viewers are not held hostage.
STATE — Federal investigators have issued a subpoena to the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA) seeking records dating back to 2002 concerning political endorsements by local, county and state officials supporting the stalled Xanadu project.
TRENTON – A Senate committee released legislation that would provide residents who save for their children’s college education through a state-administered college savings plan with a state income tax deduction for their investments.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to create an awareness program on the prevention, risk and treatment of sports-related brain injuries was advanced Thursday by a Senate panel.
TRENTON — Throughout New Jersey, civic groups and businesses are thinking outside the box by taking steps to expand recycling efforts at home and in their communities.
TRENTON – A three-bill package intended to bolster the protections and rights of domestic violence victims cleared the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
TRENTON – Legislation to make it illegal to ask unemployed people not to apply for job vacancies was released Thursday by an Assembly committee.
TRENTON – A bill intended to help provide school districts with a tool to maintain adequate staffing cleared the Assembly Education Committee Thursday.
NEWARK – U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today joined with the Regional Plan Association (RPA) at Newark Penn Station to unveil a new study that reveals the ARC Tunnel could reduce daily travel times by up to 30 minutes for thousands of New Jersey Transit commuters throughout the state.