TRENTON – Assembly committees on Thursday will discuss the impact of new fees being imposed on parents and students for school activities and consider legislation to increase road rage penalties, give law enforcement more authority to combat drug offenders and bring a veterans’ hospital to southern New Jersey, among other items.
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. – Authorities arrested 17 alleged members and associates of the Pagans motorcycle gang, culminating a 21-month investigation.
TRENTON — Monthly indicators of the New Jersey economy showed the state’s unemployment rate for August edged lower by 0.1 percentage point to 9.6 percent.
TRENTON – Monday, Gov. Chris Christie unveiled a sweeping package of reform measures aimed at making the state and local employee pension system sustainable for current and future retirees by reducing benefits and increasing employee contributions.
TRENTON – The Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee on Thursday will discuss and take testimony on plans by the Christie administration to privatize various transportation services.
TRENTON – Legislation to set lower and more uniform fees for copies of official state government documents has been signed into law.
TRENTON – A bill which establishes a medical home demonstration project to enhance primary, patient-centered acute care for Medicaid recipients was signed into law last week by Gov. Chris Christie.
TRENTON – A bill which would formally restore the income eligibility guidelines for New Jersey’s AIDS Drug Distribution Program (ADDP) to the levels they were at before Governor Christie scaled back the program in the FY 2011 State Budget was approved by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee Monday by a vote of 6-3, with one abstention.
JEFFERSON – The Jefferson Twp. Fire Co. #2 recently held its first annual 5K Inferno Run / Walk to benefit the company’s Howard Sufian Memorial Scholarship Fund.
TRENTON – A law enforcement initiative to apprehend high risk fugitives resulted in more than 1,100 arrests, Attorney General Paula T. Dow, the state’s 21 county prosecutors, the State Police, the State Parole Board and a task force of federal, state, county and local law enforcement agencies announced today.