TRENTON – With just 12 days left in the legislative session, Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic legislators have reached an agreement on arbitration reform, a key component of the governor’s “tool kit” for local property tax relief.
TRENTON — The Assembly Regulatory and Oversight Committee will meet today to consider a package of bills that aims to enhance and modernize the state’s gaming and horse racing industries.
NEW BRUNWICK – While 50 percent of New Jersey residents surveyed in a Rutgers-Eagleton poll said that they would support “any airport security measure,” they don’t all seem to mean it.
TRENTON – Legislation to create the Back to Work NJ program intended to stimulate job growth by allowing unemployed New Jerseyans to receive workplace training from a potential employer was released Wednesday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON – The Assembly Budget Committee approved legislation yesterday that would bring New Jersey’s unemployment benefits system in line with 21st century technology and help struggling out-of-work residents more easily manage their benefits.
TRENTON – The Assembly Budget Committee on Wednesday approved a bill to provide Corporate Business and Gross Income Tax credits to employers who hire post-secondary students for internships.
RIDGEFIELD PARK – A Bronx man was arrested following a traffic stop this week when a state police trooper spotted hundreds of suspected counterfeit movies and CDs in his vehicle.
STATE – At least one New Jersey lawmaker has concerns about President Barack Obama’s compromise plan to preserve Bush-era tax cuts that was unveiled yesterday.
EAST RUTHERFORD – A bill which will make New Jersey the state with the most comprehensive concussion prevention and treatment law in the country was signed into law Tuesday at a ceremony at the new Meadowlands Stadium.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Transportation announced a realigned and renamed Safety Service Patrol program that brings new focus to the core mission of fighting roadway congestion.