TRENTON–Early un-audited Fiscal Year 2010 returns show that the New Jersey Lottery has shattered previous revenue estimates, surpassing $2.6 billion in sales and $900 million in aid to education and institutions for the first time in its four-decade history, New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director Carole Hedinger announced Thursday.
STATE – After two weeks of steep increases, the federal Department of Labor reported that new unemployment claims filed in New Jersey fell by 10,585 for the week ending July 10. State officials said that the lower figure was the…
TRENTON — Assembly Budget Chairman Lou Greenwald called an Aug. 5 hearing into the projected $10.5 billion New Jersey state budget deficit for next fiscal year.
TRENTON–Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin approved a black bear management policy that authorizes the state’s first black bear hunt since 2005 to deal with an overpopulation of bears and problems they are causing, especially in northern parts of New Jersey.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Almost five years after Hurricane Katrina, a new report reveals that New Jersey meets only one out of four minimum criteria for protecting children in disasters.
TRENTON – Four Assembly Democrats announced on Wednesday that they’ve introduced legislation intended to better protect victims of domestic violence and their children.
SANDY HOOK–Getting answers about gaining access to New Jersey’s beaches and waterfronts will now be a lot simpler thanks to a new website launched by the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium/New Jersey Sea Grant (NJMSC/NJSG).
MADISON — More New Jersey drivers than ever admit to sending text messages from behind the wheel, with 25% now saying that they have done so in the past few years, a 20% increase from last year, when 21% said that they had done so.
STATE – In the last six months, 325 families in danger of losing their homes have walked through the doors of the Housing Assistance Recovery Program.
TRENTON – Senate Democrats expressed opposition to a bill that would allow state income tax refunds to be taken and applied to the debt if the taxpayer owes money for property taxes at a state Senate Budget Committee hearing on Monday.