DES PLAINES, Ill. — With hurricane season beginning, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and its 32,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members, urge companies and communities to take steps now to prepare to handle emergencies in an effort to minimize injury and disruption to operations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A massive $1.5 million television and web ad campaign launching this week makes the first connection between the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and our national security.
NEWARK — NJ TRANSIT will offer “early getaway” rail and bus service on Friday, May 28, for the benefit of customers leaving work early for the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
STATE — An Office of Legislative Services (OLS) analysis has found that if enacted, Sen. Raymond Lesniak’s much-criticized bill to abolish the state’s affordable housing program would likely be ruled unconstitutional.
TRENTON –Construction projects on state roads and bridges will be suspended over the Memorial Day weekend to significantly reduce the need for temporary lane closures, officials announced.
STATE — President Obama’s approval rating slid among New Jersey voters as they become more pessimistic about the direction of the country, according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
SOMERSET — Disaster officials overseeing recovery operations in response to the severe storms and flooding of mid-March announced that the registration deadline for New Jersey homeowners, renters and business owners to apply for disaster assistance has been extended until close-of-business, Thursday, July 1.
STATE–The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, supplied Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers with specialized utility trailers on Wednesday, to enhance their emergency response capabilities during times of crisis as well as assist first responders in the field.
STATE — Activity levels at the Port Authority’s six bistate crossings and PATH mass-transit system continued to decline during the first quarter of 2010.
TRENTON – Legislation to prohibit financial advisors from using misleading information to make it appear they have special certifications for advising senior citizens has received final legislative approval.