TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie signed legislation Wednesday to simplify and make more predictable regulations governing land-use development applications at the municipal level, encouraging development and lowering costs for New Jersey businesses and job creators.
TRENTON – Legislation to prohibit financial advisors from using misleading information to make it appear they have special certifications for advising senior citizens was released 7-0 Thursday by the Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee.
MOUNTAINSIDE — Victims of the March storms and flooding in New Jersey may have qualified for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service.
TRENTON – Legislation to prohibit the sale of lottery scratch-off tickets after the top prizes have been won was released Thursday by the Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Gaming Committee.
CRANFORD – Americans for Prosperity, a grassroots taxpayer organization, will hold a public hearing regarding the group’s model Taxpayers’ Budget for New Jersey on Thursday, May 20, at 7 p.m. at VFW Post #335, 479 South Avenue East, Cranford.
TRENTON – Mother’s Day calls to mind images of flowers, greeting cards and Sunday brunches. But for mothers affected with postpartum depression (PPD) or other perinatal mood disorders (PMD), the holiday is far from joyful. In New Jersey, women have numerous resources available to them to overcome the effects of PMD, but first they must ask for help.
EDISON – New Jersey grassroots environmental groups have launched a national boycott of all BP gas stations until the ongoing oil spill disaster in the Gulf Shore region is contained, cleaned up, and the restoration of destroyed marshlands is underway.
TRENTON – Bills protecting senior citizens and consumers, promoting bone marrow donation and pushing to bring a Super Bowl to New Jersey highlight the Assembly’s Thursday committee agendas.
UTICA, N.Y. — The British Petroleum (BP) oil spill off the Atlantic Coast has not dissuaded a majority of likely voters from supporting the Obama Administration’s plans to allow for expansion of off-shore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean, according to a recent Zogby Interactive poll.
TRENTON – With black bears now entering their most active period of the year as they search for food and mates, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin urged residents to follow some simple precautions to reduce the risk of bad encounters with bruins.