TRENTON—Teacher salary settlement rates are continuing their downward trend, with the 83 contracts negotiated since January providing average raises of 1.91 percent for 2010-2011, the New Jersey School Boards Association reported this week.
TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner James Simpson announced that construction projects on roads and bridges will be suspended to help promote safe travel over the Labor Day weekend.
SAYREVILLE – A prominent Democrat warned that Gov. Chris Christie’s 2 percent cap on local property tax increases could wind up hurting New Jersey taxpayers.
NEWARK – The Newark Bears are proud to be hosting First Responders Night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 11.
STATE — While national weather forecasters are predicting that Hurricane Earl may just be an inconvenience to our state over Labor Day weekend, New Jersey Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh urges residents to take precautions to protect their health and safety, especially if they are going to the shore.
TRENTON – New Jersey lawmakers are considering legislation that would require background checks for school volunteers.
STATE – Rep. Leonard Lance is a safe enough bet to be re-elected that CNN has removed New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District from its “Races To Watch” list.
NEWARK —NJ Transit is seeking a provider of wireless broadband (Wi-Fi) internet service at rail stations and onboard trains and has issued a request for proposals from qualified firms.
TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie signed legislation to appropriate $821 million in no-cost and low-cost loans for water and sewer infrastructure projects across the state this week.
STATE – On Wednesday, New Jersey Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh kicked off a month-long series of events to raise awareness of minority health issues and health disparities as part of Minority and Multicultural Health Month.