TRENTON – Legislation to protect senior citizens from Gov. Chris Christie’s plan to increase their prescription drug fees and slash their property tax relief, provide a New Jersey homebuyer tax credit for 2010 and analyze the newly implemented teen driver safety law top Thursday’s Assembly committee agendas.
NEWARK—Have you recently received a large number of strange and unexplained calls on your mobile or landline telephones?
TRENTON – Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono (D-Middlesex) has proposed legislation designed to institute efficiencies in the unemployment insurance (UI) system that would benefit laid-off workers and employers alike, while protecting those in dire financial circumstances from certain abuses that have recently come to light.
TRENTON –New Jersey has received $1.3 million in a settlement with Aventis Pharmaceuticals Inc. regarding “best price” violations and resulting losses to New Jersey’s Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD) and Senior Gold (SG) Pharmaceutical Assistance programs, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced yesterday.
TRENTON – The Senate Commerce Committee unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Senator Joseph Vitale and Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono, both D-Middlesex, that would offer extended health benefits to residents left jobless as a result of their place of employment closing.
TRENTON – Legislation to require retailers to charge consumers an advertised after-rebate price – rather than making buyers send in coupons or log on to manufacturer’s Web sites to claim their savings – has been released the Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee.
TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie presented a 33-bill package of reforms aimed at solving New Jersey’s property tax crisis. The bill package will put a hard cap on property tax increases and state spending at 2.5 percent, while giving municipalities, school districts, higher education institutions and county governments tools to control their costs and live within the cap.
TRENTON – Top New Jersey Democrats on Monday unveiled a plan to restore an income tax surcharge on the 16,000 New Jerseyans with taxable incomes of at least $1 million.
SIDNEY, Ohio – Freshway Foods is voluntarily recalling products containing romaine lettuce with a use by date of May 12 or earlier because they have the potential to be contaminated with Escherichia coli O145 bacteria (E. coli O145).
TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie signed legislation Wednesday to simplify and make more predictable regulations governing land-use development applications at the municipal level, encouraging development and lowering costs for New Jersey businesses and job creators.