TRENTON – Legislation to examine the recent changes to New Jersey’s graduated license program – including the teen driver decal requirement – received final legislative approval on Monday.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill to promote offshore wind energy on Thursday. The bipartisan measure is intended to spur economic growth in the Garden State through the development of renewable energy resources and the creation of green jobs.
WOODBRIDGE – Rep. Leonard Lance’s re-election bid is one of 50 races to watch this fall, according to CNN.
STATE — New Jersey cheated investors who bought more than $26 billion worth of municipal bonds between August 2001 and April 2007, according to the first federal securities fraud complaint ever filed against a state government.
NEWARK — Nathaniel Barreto of Newark admitted to being “the Black Stocking Robber” and Juan Perez of Clifton the wheelman in a string of bank holdups in Paramus, Boonton and elsewhere from North to Central Jersey that ended when they were tracked down following an armed robbery Tuesday, Jerry DeMarco reports at CliffviewPilot.com.
TRENTON – National spotlight on a report documenting the financial strain of child care underscores the experience of many New Jersey families struggling to meet the cost of care.
NEWARK – Four former employees of Comstock Images, Inc. – including heads of the company’s financial and information technology departments – were sentenced Tuesday for their roles in a conspiracy to embezzle approximately $900,000 from their employer, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Jersey will receive $39.6 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding to help create an interoperable wireless public safety broadband network to improve how first responders communicate during a police, fire or other emergency situation.
NEWARK – A South River tax preparer pleaded guilty Tuesday to knowingly preparing fraudulent tax returns in order to defraud the Internal Revenue Service of owed taxes, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE – Track maintenance work will likely cause rush hour delays for NJ Transit passengers along the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast and Raritan Valley lines.