TRENTON – Legislation to prohibit the use of reflective glass beads with high arsenic content in state roadway projects was advanced Monday by the Senate Transportation Committee.
STATE — The Sierra Club announced its opposition to a bill introduced in the state Senate last month that would allow local, county and state governments to meet publication requirements for legal notices through postings on official government web sites. Public notices must be published in local newspapers under current law.
STATE – Last week, Gov. Chris Christie signed an executive order establishing the County Prosecutor Study Commission to examine the feasibility of modifying the state’s county prosecutor system towards greater efficiency and savings for taxpayers.
STATE – Beginning Aug. 1, biennial passenger vehicle inspections will entail only an emissions check and the exemption for new and used vehicles four years old or newer will be extended to five years under program changes announced Friday by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez.
STATE–Headed to court? You may want to stop by your local library first.
TRENTON – A bill which would permit the development of solar, photovoltaic and wind energy facilities on closed landfills or quarries was approved by the Senate Environment and Energy Committee last week by a vote of 4-0.
SPOTSWOOD – At an appearance in Spotswood yesterday, Gov. Chris Christie proposed cutting school superintendents’ salaries to help taxpayers save money.
TRENTON –A former NJ Transit police officer was sentenced to five years in state prison today for possessing nearly four pounds of marijuana in his car which he intended to sell, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
STATE – New Jersey’s Division of Taxation began mailing out 2009 property tax reimbursement checks to seniors this week.
TRENTON – Police agencies throughout New Jersey will be participating this summer in a pedestrian safety enforcement and education program designed to increase awareness about safely sharing the road.