TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senator Joseph F. Vitale which would authorize the state to sell 15.5 acres of land and improvements which are currently part of East Jersey State Prison to the Township of Woodbridge to be remediated as low-income, special needs housing was approved by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee Monday by a vote of 9-4.
TRENTON – The Assembly unanimously approved legislation to tighten requirements for serving on boards of education Monday.
TRENTON – A bill to remove offensive and demeaning language about people with disabilities from state laws received final legislative approval on Monday.
TRENTON – On Friday, the Department of Environmental Protection released its baseline report on offshore wind power following a two-year scientific study.
EAST BRUNSWICK – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs and Department of Agriculture announced last week a joint effort to make consumers aware of “Jersey” produce that does not actually come from the state.
TRENTON — DEP Commissioner Bob Martin announced New Jersey is one of 11 states and the District of Columbia that has created the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI), a regional group that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through transportation improvements and efficiencies.
STATE — The Arthritis Foundation announced today the start of a new pilot program designed to improve the early diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The goal of the program is to decrease the number of people with inflammatory arthritis who become disabled due to the lack of early diagnosis and treatment.
HAMILTON — In their bi-annual survey of New Jersey motorists, the AAA Clubs of New Jersey found that New Jersey’s drivers recognize the dangers of distracted driving but have not yet changed their own driving habits.
TRENTON – Legislation to set lower and more uniform fees for copies of official state government documents was released Monday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON — New Jersey Clean Communities, the state’s only broad-based comprehensive litter abatement program, today announced that it’s Slam Dunk the Junk public information campaign, launched last year, will continue through 2010.