TRENTON – Legislation to remove demeaning language about people with disabilities from state statute was signed into law Monday.
STATE – New Jersey will receive $1 million to help crack down on health insurance premium increases, U.S. Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Monday.
TRENTON – Assemblyman John Wisniewski announced plans to call a hearing of the Assembly transportation panel to look into an increase in the number of NJ Transit rail delays.
NEWARK — NJ TRANSIT announced Friday that it is seeking $885 million in new federal funding for the renewal and replacement of key infrastructure on the Northeast Corridor, such as aging bridges, power supply and signal systems between Trenton and New York City.
TRENTON – With high school sports practices getting under way, Assembly members Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr., Craig J. Coughlin, Thomas P. Giblin and Mila M. Jasey are pushing legislation to create an awareness program on the prevention, risk and treatment of sports-related brain injuries.
TRENTON—Statistics released this week by the New Jersey School Boards Association indicate that average teacher salary raises are dropping to the lowest point on record.
SOMERDALE — As the hurricane season begins to unfold, knowing where to find disaster-related information is the best way for New Jersey residents to protect themselves, says Dean Ragone, a 25-year veteran of the disaster planning industry.
WESTFIELD– Congressman Leonard Lance and representatives of the Robert Treat Deli held a news conference on Thursday in Westfield to discuss current economic policies that are hurting New Jersey’s small businesses.
STATE – New unemployment claims increased in New Jersey for the week ending July 31, according to data released today by the federal Department of Labor.
NEWARK – Approximately a hundred protesters blocked traffic on Broad Street yesterday to protest Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s plan to outsource city sanitation jobs to a private firm.