State News

NJ Creates Ongoing Red Tape Review Commission

TRENTON – While Gov. Chris Christie was making an out-of-state trip last week, Acting Governor Kim Guadagno signed Executive Order No. 41 to establish an ongoing bi-partisan Red Tape Review Commission, continuing the administration’s efforts to streamline state government and spur economic activity.

Senior NJ DOT Engineer Arrested In Alleged Scheme To Steal $700,000 In Rail Project Grant Funds

TRENTON – A senior engineer for the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) and an alleged accomplice were arrested on charges that they solicited a railroad company to fraudulently inflate the cost of a state-funded railroad repair project by approximately $700,000 and pay them $325,000 in bribes, state officials announced today.