EDISON – On Tuesday, Ed Potosnak, Democratic Candidate for New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District, received the endorsements of three Middlesex County mayors whose towns lie within the district.
NEWARK – The former Director of Construction for P.C. Richard & Son Corporation pleaded guilty Monday to accepting $80,000 in bribes from a New Jersey-based construction company, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – America’s number one prepaid cell phone provider, TracFone Wireless, Inc., announced that its federal Lifeline offering, SafeLink, will now offer participants of the program in New Jersey the choice of three monthly plans, including up to 250 minutes of free monthly talk time – nearly an hour more per month than is offered by any other competitor.
TRENTON – Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono said she would become a sponsor of bipartisan legislation released by a Senate committee Monday that would provide an income tax credit to veterans who require psychological counseling and treatment upon returning home from war.
TRENTON – Legislation to remove demeaning language about people with disabilities from state statute was signed into law Monday.
STATE – New Jersey will receive $1 million to help crack down on health insurance premium increases, U.S. Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Monday.
TRENTON – Assemblyman John Wisniewski announced plans to call a hearing of the Assembly transportation panel to look into an increase in the number of NJ Transit rail delays.
NEWARK — NJ TRANSIT announced Friday that it is seeking $885 million in new federal funding for the renewal and replacement of key infrastructure on the Northeast Corridor, such as aging bridges, power supply and signal systems between Trenton and New York City.
TRENTON – With high school sports practices getting under way, Assembly members Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr., Craig J. Coughlin, Thomas P. Giblin and Mila M. Jasey are pushing legislation to create an awareness program on the prevention, risk and treatment of sports-related brain injuries.
TRENTON—Statistics released this week by the New Jersey School Boards Association indicate that average teacher salary raises are dropping to the lowest point on record.