TRENTON — A compromise effort to cap New Jersey property tax increases at two percent per year moved forward yesterday.
STATE — About 6,500 PSE&G customers are currently without power this morning due to the extreme heat. Municipalities with more than 500 customers affected include: Fairview, Elizabeth and Jersey City. The utility serves 2.1 million customers statewide.
TRENTON – Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin today asked residents to voluntarily conserve water due to a persistent dry spell and extremely hot weather, key factors that are beginning to affect water supplies statewide.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced that a portion of Bordentown Avenue (CR 615) in Sayreville will be temporarily closed in order to rehabilitate a Conrail railroad grade crossing.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the next stage of construction for the Smith Street bridge deck replacement project over Route 440 in Woodbridge.
STATE — With temperatures expected to reach nearly 100 today and tomorrow, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) urges residents to take steps to avoid heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
STATE – NJ Blood Services, which supplies blood products and services to 60 hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers to work blood drives.
JERSEY CITY – The Provident Bank recently collected more than $8,000 in donations for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) through its Deposit $1 of Hope fundraiser. Collections were held at each of Provident’s 80-plus branches throughout the state.
LONG HILL – They went to high school together in Morristown. Now, as graduates of prestigious law schools, they are working to save New Jersey from bankruptcy.
TRENTON – Assembly Democrats announced a schedule for upcoming Budget Committee meetings and said the lack of information available from Gov. Chris Christie’s administration on property tax caps highlight the need for a thoughtful review.