TRENTON – For the third consecutive month, New Jersey’s economy added jobs. However, unemployment remained at 9.3 percent in April as the overall workforce continued to grow with previously discouraged workers reentering the labor market.
TRENTON – Legislation to allow retailers to offer rebates, and promotions for purchasing gasoline was advanced Thursday by an Assembly committee.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee advanced a bill to expand New Jersey’s DNA database on Thursday.
HOBOKEN — U.S. Senator Robert Menendez assisted postal workers in Hoboken who were unloading food donations during their 19th Annual National Association Of Postal Workers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.
WESTFIELD – Asm. Jon Bramnick, ranking member on the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee, announced his support for a bill to expand New Jersey’s DNA database.
STATE – When it comes to accessing drugs and alcohol, many New Jersey parents acknowledge that the main source for their children may be their own home.
FAIR LAWN – Columbia Bank has been awarded the New Jersey Bankers Association Community Service Award in recognition of their charitable support and volunteer effort benefiting New Jersey communities.
NEWARK – A public hearing will be held Monday, July 11, as a necessary step to make New Jersey’s ban on designer drugs labeled as “bath salts” permanent, according to Thomas R. Calcagni, acting director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
WEST TRENTON–The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is urging state residents to monitor weather conditions over the next several days. A slow-moving, low-pressure system is expected to generate large amounts of rainfall in some areas, particularly in the northern part of the state. The heaviest rainfall is expected tonight into Wednesday. Flooding could continue in some areas through Friday.
TRENTON – New Jersey tax revenue is running ahead of the original projections, though there is disagreement over just how much.