TRENTON – A Senate Committee substitute for bills sponsored by Senators Joseph F. Vitale and Loretta Weinberg, which would give adoptees in New Jersey access to medical history and birth records, was approved by the Senate Monday by a vote of 27-10.
BETHPAGE, N.Y. –– MSG Varsity and The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NY NATAS) have teamed up to present the first-ever MSG Varsity V Awards.
FREEHOLD – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Acting Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez and Attorney General Paula T. Dow today announced the specifics of Kyleigh’s Law, a first in the nation initiative designed to help prevent senseless teen driver deaths and injuries, which begins May 1.
FRANKLIN LAKES – Former New York Mets and New York Yankees pitcher Dwight Gooden was charged with DWI yesterday morning, following a two-car accident in Franklin Lakes.
TRENTON – In a letter distributed Tuesday, Governor Chris Christie called on local school districts and education associations to come to the table to work together in finding cost savings and new efficiencies, spending reductions, and budget solutions that protect education in the classroom and prevent property tax increases.
NEWARK — NJ Transit will hold the first of 12 scheduled public hearings and information sessions beginning Thursday, March 25, to allow the public the opportunity to learn more about the proposed fare increases and service changes and offer comments before the plan is considered by the Board of Directors on April 14.
TRENTON—After spending most of the day hammering out the details, the state Assembly approved three bills reforming New Jersey’s pension and health benefits system on Monday. Gov. Chris Christie signed the bills into law Monday night.
STATE—New Jerseyans have a solidly favorable view of Atlantic City as a gambling destination, rating it nearly as well as Las Vegas, according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
TRENTON – Assembly members John F. McKeon, Mila M. Jasey, Ralph R. Caputo, Cleopatra Tucker, L. Grace Spencer and Albert Coutinho urged Newark area residents to ensure their opinions are heard Thursday on Gov. Chris Christie’s 25 percent NJ Transit fare hike.
TRENTON – The Assembly is set to vote on two new public worker pension and health benefit bills today while considering final legislative approval for three others.