TRENTON — The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management encouraged Garden State residents and visitors to sign up for NJ Alert, the state’s mass text and email emergency notification system.
TRENTON – This year, New Jersey taxpayers have the opportunity to donate a portion of their 2010 income tax refund or make a donation to the Community Food Pantry Fund, through a check-off contribution on state income tax forms.
NEWARK – NJ Transit is expanding its “My Transit” alert system to allow customers to receive weekend rail alerts and notifications of disruptions in the Access Link paratransit service.
TRENTON – According to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, residential electricity customers can expect a small decrease in their monthly bills this summer because of the results of the state’s tenth annual electricity auction for Basic Generation Service.
TRENTON – State officials are putting public safety increasingly at risk with unwise budget cuts and pension alterations, according to Elizabeth Deputy Fire Chief Lathey Wirkus, who is also the county’s mutual aid coordinator.
TRENTON – New Jersey public officials are currently in the midst of re-drawing the lines of the state’s 40 legislative districts.
TRENTON – Environmental groups are applauding Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to block a liquefied natural gas port that would have been built off the New Jersey coast.
NEWARK – A task force led by the Office of the Attorney General and State Division of Consumer Affairs, along with the Bergen, Camden, Gloucester, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean and Somerset county offices of consumer affairs, last week inspected 574 tax preparation offices statewide in search of false and misleading advertising of so-called “instant,” “same day” and “24 hour” tax refunds.
TRENTON – Last week, the Assembly Appropriations Committee advanced a package of six bills intended to promote the purchase of electric vehicles by New Jersey residents and business.
TRENTON – Last week, the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee unanimously approved a controversial bill that would establish a pilot program to encourage private corporations to pay for private school scholarships for low-income students in chronically failing public schools was released Thursday night by an Assembly panel.