TRENTON – By early next year, New Jersey residents who are collecting unemployment will receive their benefits through direct deposit into their bank accounts or via debit cards. The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development will begin implementing the new system to eliminate paper checks by the end of the month.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the first national standards to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve fuel efficiency of heavy-duty trucks and buses earlier this week.
EDISON – With solar panels sprouting on utility poles and rooftops across the state, interest in solar and other renewable energy sources is clearly resonating across New Jersey.
STATE – The Sierra Club of New Jersey Chapter has endorsed Democrat Frank Pallone in his bid for re-election to represent the state’s 6th District in Congress. They cited Pallone’s record on environmental issues, calling him a “true leader.”
NEW BRUNSWICK – Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey, representing Healthy Families NJ and Parents as Teachers NJ, and the Nurse-Family Partnership® honored U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) as a champion of home visitation in support of America’s children earlier this month.
WOODBRIDGE – The National Organization for Women has endorsed Democrat Ed Potosnak in his bid to unseat Republican Congressman Leonard Lance.
Ed Potosnak, Democratic nominee for New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District, performed with the Rutgers Glee Club and alumni on Saturday October 25.
STATE — New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center (NYBC), serving more than 20 million people in the metropolitan area, is calling upon its communities to participate in scheduled group blood drives, in light of the very tight inventories of blood – at or below the two-day “safety level.”
NEW BRUNSWICK – Conservative Republican Congressional candidate Anna Little will be endorsed by the American Association of Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) at an event sponsored by the Republican Indian Committee tonight.
TRENTON – A bill that would provide funding to help local governments clean up contaminated properties has been unanimously approved by the General Assembly.