STATE – AAA Mid-Atlantic projects that approximately 1.2 million New Jersey residents will travel 50 miles or more from home during the upcoming July 4th holiday weekend, a decrease of 3 percent compared to those that traveled for Independence Day 2010.
TRENTON -Established in late March to assess operations and emergency preparedness for New Jersey’s nuclear power plants following Japan’s nuclear tragedy, the state’s Nuclear Review Task Force has issued an interim report based upon early lessons learned from that ongoing nuclear emergency.
TRENTON — Juveniles caught sending sexually explicit photographs via their cell phones would not face criminal prosecution but rather intense education on the ramifications under a bill advanced by a Senate Panel on Monday.
TRENTON – A Senate committee advanced legislation that would move New Jersey’s February presidential primary election back to June, in conjunction with the regular partisan primary elections.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, a New Jersey establishment recalled approximately 5,700 pounds of imported boneless Serrano ham products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.
STATE — June 27 marks National HIV Testing day and all around New Jersey local health departments, hospitals and community-based organizations will be hosting a range of community events featuring free HIV testing.
TRENTON – The Assembly unanimously passed a bill that would allow retailers to offer rebates, and promotions for purchasing gasoline by a vote of 77-0 last week.
TRENTON – On Thursday, the full Assembly approved a measure that would bar physicians from administering Botox to anyone under 18 years of age.
TRENTON – Despite massive protests by unions, the state Assembly passed a controversial bill to reduce future costs by changing the pension and health care benefits offered to public workers. The vote was 46-32, with 14 Democrats joining 28 Republicans to vote for passage.
TRENTON – The full Assembly voted for a Democratic-sponsored measure that would void the contract recently negotiated by the Christie administration to give control of the state’s public broadcasting to a New York broadcaster while leaving taxpayers on the hook for remaining costs.