STATE — The NJEA filed suit against the State of New Jersey Wednesday over recently enacted legislation which will take 1.5 percent of salary from public school employees as a requirement to qualify for health insurance coverage.
TRENTON – Permit and Probationary License holders under the age of 21, and their parents or guardians, are reminded that Kyleigh’s Law, which requires the use of license plate decals, will take effect Saturday, May 1.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A toll-free legal aid line is now available for victims of recent flooding and storms who need help navigating issues like insurance claims, housing concerns and aid with repair contracts.
SOMERSET—State and federal disaster assistance payments are bringing needed financial help to homeowners, renters and business owners who suffered damages in the severe storms and flooding of mid-March.
STATE—Attorney General Paula T. Dow today announced a revised AMBER Alert plan designed to provide law enforcement officials with clear criteria to determine when they should activate the emergency broadcast system to seek public assistance in locating a child who was recently abducted and is believed to be in danger, including family abductions.
NEWARK—The stars will shine brightly as 15 New Jersey legends are celebrated at the third annual New Jersey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 2 at NJPAC in Newark. Governor Chris Christie and First Lady Mary Pat Christie are co-chairs of the event, which has become New Jersey’s version of the Academy Awards.
STATE — AAA Clubs of New Jersey remind all new drivers that as of May 1, changes to the Graduated Drivers’ license (GDL) law are in effect. The new law addresses some of the biggest dangers to young drivers in their first year of driving.
STATE – Beginning May 1, more than 600,000 Census workers will knock on doors in communities across the United States to follow up at households that did not mail back their 2010 Census form.
SOMERSET—“Be alert to anyone who claims to be a FEMA representative and is seeking or offering services but cannot produce a FEMA identification (ID) badge,” says FEMA’s Federal Coordinating Officer William L.Vogel.
SOMERSET—Survivors of the 12 flood-stricken New Jersey counties who are having difficulty managing the stress of the disaster can easily get help by making a free phone call.