STATE — President Obama’s approval rating slid among New Jersey voters as they become more pessimistic about the direction of the country, according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
SOMERSET — Disaster officials overseeing recovery operations in response to the severe storms and flooding of mid-March announced that the registration deadline for New Jersey homeowners, renters and business owners to apply for disaster assistance has been extended until close-of-business, Thursday, July 1.
STATE–The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, supplied Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers with specialized utility trailers on Wednesday, to enhance their emergency response capabilities during times of crisis as well as assist first responders in the field.
TRENTON – Legislation to prohibit financial advisors from using misleading information to make it appear they have special certifications for advising senior citizens has received final legislative approval.
STATE — Activity levels at the Port Authority’s six bistate crossings and PATH mass-transit system continued to decline during the first quarter of 2010.
WEST TRENTON–State Police Superintendent Colonel Rick Fuentes hopes that a well-informed and concerned public will do its part this weekend to reach a zero fatality holiday.
TRENTON – Last week in Trenton, Senator Joseph F. Vitale, the Vice Chair of the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee, received the 2010 AARP Legislative Leadership Award for his contributions to health care access and quality in New Jersey.
WEST TRENTON– In preparation for 2010 Hurricane season as well as any potential emergency event, the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management has created New Jersey’s Special Needs Registry for Disasters, a free, voluntary and confidential program designed to assist people with special needs who may find it difficult to get to safety in the event of an emergency.
TRENTON – Legislation to allow physicians and veterinarians to earn continuing education credits for providing free medical and veterinary services has received final legislative approval.
STATE – New Jersey will host the 2014 Super Bowl, NFL officials announced today.