TRENTON — New Jersey’s municipal tax abatement program is pulling critical funding away from school districts and leaving taxpayers to pick up the costs, according to a report released today by the Office of the State Comptroller.
TRENTON- Employment in New Jersey fell in July and the state’s unemployment rate edged up to 9.7 percent. The loss was mainly due to a decline in public sector payrolls at the federal and local government levels.
TRENTON — Police officers throughout New Jersey will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the annual summer “Over the Limit, Under Arrest” campaign, Division of Highway Traffic Safety Director Pam Fischer announced Tuesday.
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.