MADISON — More New Jersey drivers than ever admit to sending text messages from behind the wheel, with 25% now saying that they have done so in the past few years, a 20% increase from last year, when 21% said that they had done so.
STATE – In the last six months, 325 families in danger of losing their homes have walked through the doors of the Housing Assistance Recovery Program.
TRENTON – Senate Democrats expressed opposition to a bill that would allow state income tax refunds to be taken and applied to the debt if the taxpayer owes money for property taxes at a state Senate Budget Committee hearing on Monday.
TRENTON – Legislation to toughen penalties for airport security breaches was advanced Monday by a Senate panel.
STATE –Have you thanked a probation officer today?
That is the question being asked by Kevin M. Brown, assistant director of Probation Services, during National Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Week, which is July 18-24.
TRENTON – Legislation to prohibit the use of reflective glass beads with high arsenic content in state roadway projects was advanced Monday by the Senate Transportation Committee.
STATE — The Sierra Club announced its opposition to a bill introduced in the state Senate last month that would allow local, county and state governments to meet publication requirements for legal notices through postings on official government web sites. Public notices must be published in local newspapers under current law.
STATE – Last week, Gov. Chris Christie signed an executive order establishing the County Prosecutor Study Commission to examine the feasibility of modifying the state’s county prosecutor system towards greater efficiency and savings for taxpayers.
STATE – Beginning Aug. 1, biennial passenger vehicle inspections will entail only an emissions check and the exemption for new and used vehicles four years old or newer will be extended to five years under program changes announced Friday by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez.
STATE–Headed to court? You may want to stop by your local library first.