STATE — In the week ending Sept. 18, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims was 465,000, an increase of 12,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 453,000, according to data released today by the federal government.
TRENTON- An alarming resurgence in bed bugs is causing many New Jersey residents to seek quick and deadly means to eradicate the pesky and persistent creatures.
NEWARK – The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) approved the extension (phase III) of the federally funded appliance rebate program at its most recent board meeting.
TRENTON – Troubled by the recent decline in back seat restraint use by children between the ages of eight and 18, New Jersey traffic safety officials reminded parents and caregivers of the life-saving importance of making sure children are properly buckled up in a vehicle, every ride.
STATE — Ed Potosnak, Democratic nominee for New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District, is disappointed that members of the United States Senate thwarted repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fifty-three percent of urban roads in the New York City / Newark urban area are in poor condition, costing area drivers $640 each year in additional vehicle operating costs, according to a newly-released report
STATE – After Gov. Chris Christie stalled the project over cost concerns, a local lawmaker is suggesting a $2 surcharge on commuter fares to raise funds for a new underground rail tunnel that would traverse the Hudson River.
TRENTON – The Assembly Education Committee on Thursday approved a bill that would require the design and construction of all new school facilities to incorporate the use of solar panels.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the release of $3,918,262 in emergency contingency funding to help eligible low-income homeowners and renters meet their home energy needs in New Jersey.
WOODBRIDGE–Ed Potosnak, Democratic nominee for New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District, hosted voters and supporters on Sunday in Woodbridge to celebrate the grand opening of his campaign office.