STATE — New Jersey voters continue to prefer less spending to more taxes. According to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, three of five voters (60%) say the state should hold the line on spending even if many programs have to be reduced.
TRENTON – Officials of the New Jersey State Lottery and the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. met this week at Lottery headquarters to kick-off the New Jersey Lottery’s annual “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” Awareness Campaign.
TRENTON – Kris Schantz understands the power of fear. It’s what drives many of us to scream or run at the mere sight of a snake in the yard.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Leonard Lance sent almost 1.2 million pieces of mail to constituents at taxpayer expense in the first three months of 2010.
STATE – A study conducted by a Rutgers University professor determined that New Jersey’s public workers are not overpaid compared to those in the private sector with a comparable level of education.
TRENTON – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher is asking campers to leave their firewood at home to prevent the spread of insects that pose a potential threat to the Garden State’s forests.
STATE – A study funded in part by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey finds that a planned trans-Hudson passenger rail tunnel will boost home values near train stations on NJ TRANSIT lines by $19,000 on average.
EAST RUTHERFORD – New Jersey’s industrial real estate market through the first half of 2010 showed renewed progress following a couple of challenging years, according to commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
NEWARK – The owner and operator of a Houston, Texas transportation company pleaded guilty Thursday to smuggling illegal aliens from Houston to locations on the eastern seaboard, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to spark economic development by increasing the number and types of businesses eligible to benefit from tax exempt purchases in Urban Enterprise Zones is advancing in the New Jersey Legislature.