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.
TRENTON – Legislation to examine the recent changes to New Jersey’s graduated license program – including the controversial teen driver decal requirement – was released Thursday 11 to 1 by the Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to jump-start New Jersey’s housing market by creating a tax credit for home purchases during 2010 was released Thursday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. to create a rape shield law for civil cases was released Thursday by an Assembly panel.