TRENTON – Legislation to reform and modernize New Jersey’s civil service system was approved by the full Assembly on Monday by a vote of 43 – 32.
TRENTON – Seven bills intended to aid New Jersey’s casino gaming and horse racing industries by – among other things – moving to sports gaming at casinos and racetracks, allowing Internet wagering by out-of-state residents on horse racing and expanding off-track wagering were approved Monday by the Assembly.
NEW BRUNSWICK – New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center, urges New Jersey residents to donate blood, the gift of life, and help save lives this holiday season.
TRENTON – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher urged consumers to ask for locally-grown poinsettias when purchasing the plant for the holidays this year.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by state Sen. Ray Lesniak (D-Elizabeth) to abolish the state Council on Affordable Housing was approved 43-32 Monday by the Assembly.
ELIZABETH –A Union Township man pleaded guilty today to stealing a company’s Internet domain name and selling it over eBay for more than $110,000 to an unsuspecting buyer.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senators Joseph F. Vitale and Nicholas P. Scutari which would eliminate the statute of limitations for victims of sexual abuse to sue their abusers, and would allow for the revival of cases which were dismissed because the state of limitations had lapsed, was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee last week by a vote of 9-0.
TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner James Simpson today announced the completion and opening of the new ramp directly linking the Garden State Parkway southbound with I-78 eastbound.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate has given final approval to legislation authored by Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) that will guarantee all fur products, regardless of cost, will be accurately labeled with the species of animal used, the manufacturer, the country of origin, and other information.
TRENTON – Legislation to help emergency medical technicians get back to work sooner was unanimously approved this week by the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.