TRENTON – Legislation to protect New Jerseyans from unfair ATM charges was released Thursday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to help jump-start New Jersey’s housing market by creating a tax credit for home purchases received final legislative approval on Thursday.
TRENTON – Legislation to tighten requirements for serving on boards of education was released Thursday 8-0-1 by the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.
TRENTON – Legislation to promote bone marrow and blood stem cell donation awareness received final legislative approval Thursday in the Senate.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – States with weak gun laws supply guns to criminals in other states at a rate five times higher than dealers in states with stronger gun laws, according to a Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence analysis of newly released crime gun trace data.
TRENTON – By a vote of 37 to 1, the full Senate approved a bill on Thursday which would institute efficiencies in the unemployment insurance (UI) system intended to benefit laid-off workers and employers alike, while also protecting those in dire financial circumstances from certain abuses that have recently come to light.
TRENTON – Noting the negative impact that debt and the inability to legally drive can have on a person’s life, New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Acting Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez announced the creation of the MVC Surcharge Payment Incentive Program this week.
TRENTON – Legislation to restructure the state’s ticket sale law was released today from the Assembly Regulated Professions Committee.
HIGHLANDS – Mayor Anna Little declared victory this morning in a very close race against Diane Gooch in New Jersey’s 6th Congressional District Republican Primary. However, Gooch is not prepared to concede defeat until all the votes are counted.
STATE – Legislation to allow commercial advertising and sponsorship on the state’s toll plazas to help ease the burden on taxpayers is advancing toward law.