TRENTON—After spending most of the day hammering out the details, the state Assembly approved three bills reforming New Jersey’s pension and health benefits system on Monday. Gov. Chris Christie signed the bills into law Monday night.
STATE—New Jerseyans have a solidly favorable view of Atlantic City as a gambling destination, rating it nearly as well as Las Vegas, according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
TRENTON – Assembly members John F. McKeon, Mila M. Jasey, Ralph R. Caputo, Cleopatra Tucker, L. Grace Spencer and Albert Coutinho urged Newark area residents to ensure their opinions are heard Thursday on Gov. Chris Christie’s 25 percent NJ Transit fare hike.
TRENTON – The Assembly is set to vote on two new public worker pension and health benefit bills today while considering final legislative approval for three others.
TRENTON – Legislation to protect consumer debit card account numbers is advancing in New Jersey’s state Senate.
TRENTON – Assemblywoman Linda Stender announced last week that she plans to introduce legislation requiring water companies too notify their customers in the event of a water advisory.
ELIZABETH — A politically inspired educator is waging an aggressive campaign to upset the longtime teachers’ union president, who she accuses of being too close to the school board.
STATE – Municipalities found out how much regular state aid they could expect under Gov. Chris Christie’s budget proposal yesterday.
TRENTON – Yesterday, an Assembly committee advanced five bills to reform taxpayer-funded pensions and benefits for public workers.
TRENTON— An ongoing project to create connections between I-78 and the Garden State Parkway at Interchange 142 will require a shift of I-78 eastbound local traffic and the closure of an eastbound local lane starting Friday night, March 19 and continuing for several months.