EAST BRUNSWICK – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs and Department of Agriculture announced last week a joint effort to make consumers aware of “Jersey” produce that does not actually come from the state.
TRENTON — DEP Commissioner Bob Martin announced New Jersey is one of 11 states and the District of Columbia that has created the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI), a regional group that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through transportation improvements and efficiencies.
STATE — The Arthritis Foundation announced today the start of a new pilot program designed to improve the early diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The goal of the program is to decrease the number of people with inflammatory arthritis who become disabled due to the lack of early diagnosis and treatment.
HAMILTON — In their bi-annual survey of New Jersey motorists, the AAA Clubs of New Jersey found that New Jersey’s drivers recognize the dangers of distracted driving but have not yet changed their own driving habits.
TRENTON – Legislation to set lower and more uniform fees for copies of official state government documents was released Monday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON — New Jersey Clean Communities, the state’s only broad-based comprehensive litter abatement program, today announced that it’s Slam Dunk the Junk public information campaign, launched last year, will continue through 2010.
TRENTON – New Jersey employment rose in May while the state’s unemployment rate edged lower to 9.7 percent, down by 0.1 percentage point from the April rate (9.8%) and equal to the national rate for May (9.7%).
TRENTON – Charges were announced today against a Kearny woman who allegedly orchestrated a scheme to steal millions of dollars by obtaining mortgage loans using false identities and counterfeit documents.
TRENTON -New Jersey’s multi-billion dollar tourism and fishing industries will not be affected by the Gulf oil spill this summer, but are being threatened by misinformation, Commissioner Bob Martin said in testimony before the state Assembly Monday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – States with weak gun laws supply guns to criminals in other states at a rate five times higher than dealers in states with stronger gun laws, according to a Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence analysis of newly released crime gun trace data. New Jersey’s strong gun laws, on the other hand, mean the state has the lowest rate of crime guns exported other than Hawaii.