Where are we building in New Jersey? A report released Wednesday shows New Jersey has just completed its two most sprawling decades in history. Rather than building where there are roads, rails and infrastructure, New Jersey has been gobbling up its remaining open spaces at an alarming rate. For the first time since this data has been collected, New Jersey has more developed land than forests.
STATE — A 13 percent decrease in backlogged criminal cases during the past court year is only part of the good news to be found in the Judiciary’s annual statistical report, Judge Glenn A. Grant, acting administrative director of the courts, announced Tuesday.
STATE – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is advancing toward its goal of protecting motorists with crossover protection barriers along every interstate highway and freeway median that is 60 feet wide or less, Commissioner James S. Simpson announced Monday.
STATE – The New Jersey Supreme Court has refused to hear a case filed by six homosexual couples seeking the right to marry.
STATE – Citing the need for fiscal responsibility, Gov. Chris Christie vetoed three Democrat-initiated spending bills on Friday. The governor shot down a homebuyer’s tax credit bill, and proposals to restore funding for the FamilyCare program and women’s health and family planning services.
ABERDEEN – Goodwill Industries of Southern New Jersey & Philadelphia will open its first location in Monmouth County at 228 Route 35 in Aberdeen on Tuesday, July 27. The site, which formerly housed a Rite-Aid, encompasses 10,908 square feet of retail space. Doors will open at 9 a.m.
PISCATAWAY – Summer is a peak driving time for New Jerseyans and Raceway Petroleum of Piscataway recognizes the importance of vehicle safety and fuel conservation.
TRENTON–Early un-audited Fiscal Year 2010 returns show that the New Jersey Lottery has shattered previous revenue estimates, surpassing $2.6 billion in sales and $900 million in aid to education and institutions for the first time in its four-decade history, New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director Carole Hedinger announced Thursday.
STATE – After two weeks of steep increases, the federal Department of Labor reported that new unemployment claims filed in New Jersey fell by 10,585 for the week ending July 10. State officials said that the lower figure was the…
TRENTON — Assembly Budget Chairman Lou Greenwald called an Aug. 5 hearing into the projected $10.5 billion New Jersey state budget deficit for next fiscal year.