TRENTON – NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-Gloucester) testified before the state Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee in support of a bill to alter the pensions and health care benefits offered to public employees.
TRENTON – A measure to make it illegal to possess or sell drugs disguised as “bath salts” cleared a key Assembly panel on Thursday.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie and legislative leaders from both parties have reached an agreement on public employee health and pension benefits reform.
STATE — The state Department of Environmental Protection and the League of Municipalities held a joint series of round tables on brownfields and site remediation this week, but an environmental group notes that the discussions won’t amount to much.
TRENTON – Fifty-six New Jersey libraries, including the ones in Clark, East Brunswick, Monroe, Piscataway, Rahway and Sayreville, have qualified to be designated as NJWorks Job Seeker Destination Libraries by the New Jersey State Library.
TRENTON – This week, Gov. Chris Christie approved appointments to the Center for Hispanic Policy, Research and Development’s (CHPRD) Advisory Committee.
HOPEWELL – Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher unveiled an online data- and image bank describing more than 7,000 vintage photographs produced by the Department of Agriculture to document farming in New Jersey from the…
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg had harsh words for House Republicans who are crafting a bill that would end Amtrak’s ownership of the heavily-traveled Northeast Corridor rail route.
TRENTON – The state Department of Corrections does not adequately monitor its state-funded halfway houses and failed to take appropriate action against halfway house providers following inmate escapes, according to an audit released today by the Office of the State Comptroller.
NEWARK, N.J. – Six alleged members of an international human trafficking scheme face federal charges for bringing hundreds of people from Brazil, India, and elsewhere into the United States, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.