TRENTON — Senator Gerald Cardinale (R-Bergen) has introduced legislation that requires the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to allow for the cultivation of commercial shellfish species in coastal and inner harbor waters for research, educational purposes or ecological restoration.
HIGHLANDS — Highlands Mayor Anna Little, the Republican nominee for Congress from New Jersey’s 6th district, today called upon Congressman Frank Pallone to accept responsibility for his negligence regarding his oversight responsibilities that directly contributed to the Gulf oil spill disaster.
TRENTON – A measure sponsored intended to allow school districts more flexibility when filling classroom teacher vacancies was unanimously approved Monday by the Senate Education Committee.
STATE—In their biennial survey of New Jersey motorists, the AAA Clubs of New Jersey found that New Jersey’s drivers believe that local roadway conditions are continuing to deteriorate.
TRENTON – Legislation to require background checks for school volunteers is advancing in the Assembly.
TRENTON – Democrats in the state Legislature reached on compromise with Gov. Chris Christie on a state budget proposal Monday that is expected to be voted on next week.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A growing number of states are stepping up efforts to expand high-quality broadband—or high-speed Internet—in the wake of the federal government’s national plan and the availability of stimulus funds, according to a new report released Monday by the Pew Center on the States.
TRENTON – Everyone loves being outside in the summer, and whether you are vacationing at the Jersey Shore, biking in a state park or just relaxing in your backyard, you need to safeguard you and your family from West Nile virus (WNV).
STATE — The deadline for flood survivors to register for federal disaster assistance is Thursday, July 1, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM) announced Monday.
TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senator Joseph F. Vitale which would authorize the state to sell 15.5 acres of land and improvements which are currently part of East Jersey State Prison to the Township of Woodbridge to be remediated as low-income, special needs housing was approved by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee Monday by a vote of 9-4.