UTICA, N.Y. – Though he has publicly denied intention to run for President in 2012, Gov. Chris Christie led the list of potential GOP candidates in a recent poll of Republican voters.
NEWARK – Two men were convicted by a federal jury Tuesday, after less than an hour of deliberation, for robbing a Bank of America branch in Franklin Township on March 12, 2009, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON –A supervisor at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey training academy in Morris County and another employee at the academy pleaded guilty to theft charges for collecting pay and reimbursement based on false attendance, mileage and meal records they submitted, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
TRENTON – State Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney today teamed with a group of mayors from across the state to jumpstart an aggressive campaign to promote shared services as the means to property tax relief.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Equine Advisory Board has announced a new $1,000 scholarship to help 4-H or FFA members pursue their equine activities.
TRENTON – Workers in New Jersey will see at least one tax rate cut in 2011. The employee payroll tax rate for the Family Leave Insurance (FLI) program will be adjusted downward beginning Jan. 1, 2011, giving the state’s economy an estimated $57 million boost.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Approximately 3,901 wanted persons from across New
Jersey voluntarily turned themselves in at Fugitive Safe Surrender, held
Nov. 3-6, at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in
Somerset. Because not all cases have been processed, the total is
still being counted and is expected to approximate 4,000.
TRENTON – Assembly Democrats will make another attempt to restore funding for women’s health care and challenge the Christie administration’s medical marijuana use rules today. Lawmakers will also consider a bill to abolish the Council on Affordable Housing.
STATE — Veteran’s Day is Thursday, Nov. 11 and New Jersey Blood Services is calling upon the community to donate blood in recognition of our veterans, and in honor of those who currently serve to protect our country and freedom.
TRENTON – Looking to provide Garden State residents with another way to show their team pride, the Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) today began the sale of license plates that honor the area’s basketball teams – the New Jersey Nets, the Philadelphia 76ers and the New York Knicks.