NEWARK — Vicente Esteves, 37, of Manalapan, was sentenced to a 25 year state prison term in connection with his role as the head of an international narcotics trafficking and money laundering enterprise which was based in Manalapan Township, officials announced Friday.
TRENTON – New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director Carole Hedinger urged New Jersey Lottery players to get their Jersey Cash 5 tickets as early as possible in advance of tonight’s drawing, which is worth an estimated $1.4 million top prize.
TRENTON–As the Environmental Protection Agency considers rules on regulating contaminated waste from coal plants, the Sierra Club released a report this week showing toxic materials in coal ash are an increasingly dangerous threat to our waterways and the environment.
TRENTON – Members of the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee heard testimony on state mandates on local governments Thursday, part of a series of hearings to find ways to control government spending that drives property tax increases.
TRENTON – Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono, chair of the Senate Legislative Oversight Committee, filed an Open Public Records Act request with the Department of Education for information regarding how the administration handled the “Race to the Top” application, which was ultimately submitted with an error that cost the state $400 million in education funding.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Senate has scheduled a vote to override Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of legislation that would fund women’s health clinics.
TRENTON – A corporation that was contracted by the City of Perth Amboy during the administration of former Mayor Joseph Vas pleaded guilty today to performing thousands of dollars worth of free masonry and paving work at the mayor’s house, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP– A Stockton-Zogby poll has found that an overwhelming majority of New Jersey parents of 9th to 12th grade students believe higher education should be a top budget priority and that the current level of funding is unsatisfactory.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to promote bone marrow and blood stem cell donation awareness was signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Chris Christie.
STATE–New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez reminds residents that as of Sept. 30, all birth certificates issued by the Puerto Rican government prior to July 1, 2010 will be deemed invalid.