NEWARK – Merill Lynch will pay the state $4.87 million to settle an investigation into how the financial firm marketed risky investments, New Jersey officials announced today. The company also agreed to repurchase auction-rate securities (ARS) from private investors.
STATE—New Jerseyans continue to worry about their job security, according to the quarterly consumer survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman College of Business.
FORT MONMOUTH – Residents of 12 New Jersey counties who suffered damages as a result of the severe storms and flooding that began on March 12 are urged to register for disaster assistance as soon as possible.
STATE—Whether you eat more fruits and vegetables, start a walking program or catch up on your medical screenings, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh encouraged New Jersey residents to make healthy behavior changes now that can promote a longer and more active life.
STATE – Communities in New Jersey are at risk of losing millions of dollars in federal funds every year for the next ten years because they are not mailing back their 2010 Census forms, according to Census officials.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s trout season officially opens on Saturday, April 10, at 8 a.m., and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin encouraged residents and visitors to enjoy time outdoors and experience the thrill of catching some fabulous fish.
TRENTON—Nearly 93 percent of New Jersey’s school districts expect to lay off staff – with the large majority of those districts looking at teaching staff reductions – due to state aid cuts in the coming school year, according to a survey by the New Jersey School Boards Association.
TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) will suspend road construction projects statewide over the holiday weekend to promote safety and reduce congestion.
STATE—Amy Mansue, president and chief executive officer of Children’s Specialized Hospital is among three of New Jersey citizens who have been recognized for their humanitarian accomplishments by the American Conference on Diversity at is annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner at the Pleasentdale Chateau in West Orange on March 24.
STATE – Environmentalists and a state politician have criticized President Barack Obama’s plan to open parts of the Atlantic Ocean to oil exploration. Though the area is not directly off the New Jersey coast, it could include points on the Virginia coast and near Cape May in the Delaware Bay.