STATE — NJ Transit has been able to partially restore train service between Newark Penn Station and New York that had been temporarily suspended, but delays are expected throughout the evening.
TRENTON – Almost 400,000 New Jersey residents currently collecting unemployment will see their benefits run out sooner than they expected.
STATE — This World AIDS Day, events are being held statewide to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS, remember those impacted by the epidemic and encourage everyone to get tested for HIV, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh said today.
TRENTON – Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver has chosen Assemblyman Peter J. Barnes III (D-Edison) to chair the Assembly Judiciary Committee.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) today joined with 27 of their Senate colleagues to call for a long-term extension of emergency unemployment benefits to help New Jerseyans keep food on the table during the holiday season and provide for their families in the coming year.
TRENTON — Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver on Wednesday announced the Legislature’s focus in the coming weeks will turn to a landmark “Back to Work NJ” bill package designed to create jobs and jumpstart economic development throughout the state.
STATE – According to AAA the number of Americans projected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday will increase 11.4 percent from 2009, with approximately 42.2 million travelers taking a trip at least 50 miles away from home.
HILLSIDE – This holiday season, New Jersey shoppers are being asked to help Check-Out Hunger by donating to New Jersey Federation of Food Banks when they check out at the grocery store.
NEW YORK, N.Y. –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is warning the public about a potential threat from an illegal pesticide product uncovered during an inspection of a shipment at a warehouse in Kearny.
TRENTON – A bill that would formally restore the income eligibility guidelines for New Jersey’s AIDS Drug Distribution Program (ADDP) to the levels they were at before Gov. Christie scaled back the program in the FY 2011 State Budget was approved by the Senate Monday by a vote of 22-12.