NEWARK— The NJ TRANSIT Board of Directors approved a contract that will provide security and terrorism awareness training for its frontline employees, funded by a grant received through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Transit Security Grant Program.
NEWARK — Rail commuters seeking a more tranquil onboard experience are in luck. NJ TRANSIT Executive Director James Weinstein announced a significant expansion of the agency’s Quiet Commute program on five of NJ TRANSIT’s busiest rail lines.
TRENTON – School bus drivers who leave children on their vehicles at the end of the route will immediately lose their jobs under a bill introduced by Assemblywoman Linda Stender.
NEWARK – U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg is collaborating with the Veterans History Project (VHP) at the Library of Congress to preserve the stories of New Jersey veterans.
UTICA, N.Y. – Though he has publicly denied intention to run for President in 2012, Gov. Chris Christie led the list of potential GOP candidates in a recent poll of Republican voters.
NEWARK – Two men were convicted by a federal jury Tuesday, after less than an hour of deliberation, for robbing a Bank of America branch in Franklin Township on March 12, 2009, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON –A supervisor at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey training academy in Morris County and another employee at the academy pleaded guilty to theft charges for collecting pay and reimbursement based on false attendance, mileage and meal records they submitted, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
TRENTON – State Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney today teamed with a group of mayors from across the state to jumpstart an aggressive campaign to promote shared services as the means to property tax relief.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Equine Advisory Board has announced a new $1,000 scholarship to help 4-H or FFA members pursue their equine activities.
TRENTON – Workers in New Jersey will see at least one tax rate cut in 2011. The employee payroll tax rate for the Family Leave Insurance (FLI) program will be adjusted downward beginning Jan. 1, 2011, giving the state’s economy an estimated $57 million boost.