TRENTON – Legislation to allow physicians and veterinarians to earn continuing education credits for providing free medical and veterinary services is advancing toward law.
STATE — The Port Authority Board of Commissioners today authorized the agency to move ahead with the purchase and redevelopment of Greenville Yards, a century-old rail yard in Jersey City that will serve as the lynchpin to removing up to 360,000 trash trucks annually from trans-Hudson crossings and New Jersey highways by moving New York City’s sealed containerized solid waste and other commodities by barge and rail when appropriate facilities are completed by 2013.
RED BANK — Republican leaders from across the Bayshore are endorsing Monmouth County Republican Vice Chair Diane Gooch’s campaign to unseat U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone.
JERSEY CITY – As America prepares to observe Memorial Day and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of our nation, The Provident Bank is partnering with Operation XO to send much-needed care packages to our troops serving in remote locations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie today called on the Port Authority to help reduce harmful air emissions and take approximately 1,000 trucks per day off New Jersey’s roads by building a new barge-to-rail facility at Greenville Yards in Jersey City.
HOBOKEN – In a visit to Hoboken today, Gov. Chris Christie kicked off an ongoing conversation with New Jersey families on his Reform Agenda for real, lasting property tax relief.
TRENTON – Legislation to create a next-of-kin registry to be utilized to notify family when a loved one is incapacitated in a serious accident was released Thursday from an Assembly committee.
TRENTON – Legislation designed to help laid off firefighters is advancing in the Senate.
TRENTON – Legislation to toughen penalties for airport security breaches was released Thursday by an Assembly committee.
TRENTON – New Jersey authorities announced the indictment of 34 members and associates of the New York-based Lucchese crime family on charges of racketeering, conspiracy and money laundering.