TRENTON – The full Senate unanimously approved legislation that would offer extended health benefits to residents left jobless as a result of their place of employment closing.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to help laid off firefighters has received final legislative approval.
NEWARK –Four dealerships within the “Sansone Auto Network” have agreed to settle a state lawsuit by paying $175,000 and revising their business practices, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Sharon Joyce, acting director of the Division of Consumer Affairs, announced Friday.
TRENTON – Legislation aimed at jump-starting New Jersey’s housing market by creating a tax credit for home purchases during 2010 was approved Thursday by the Assembly.
TRENTON – Legislation to provide additional tools for landlords and tenants to address bedbug infestations was approved 73-4-1 Thursday by the Assembly.
TRENTON –New Jersey has received a Bronze award as a Bicycle Friendly State by the League of American Bicyclists, New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Jim Simpson announced Friday.
STATE — As the 2010 Hurricane Season approaches, State Police Superintendent Colonel Rick Fuentes, director of the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM) advises all New Jersey residents to plan and prepare for potential tropical summer storms.
TRENTON – A woman was sentenced to prison today for acting as a boss over the prostitutes in a human trafficking ring in Jersey City in which women were induced to use heroin and cocaine and were beaten if they did not turn a daily quota of tricks, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
TRENTON- On Wednesday, Gov. Chris Christie announced plans to restore senior prescription drug assistance benefits to their pre-fiscal year 2011 budget levels.
STATE – Jobless claims jumped by 25,000, to 471,000 for the week ending May 15 according to data released today by the federal government.