STATE—Gov. Chris Christie’s voter approval slipped noticeably from earlier in the month, but he remains ahead, 43% approving to 32% disapproving of the job he’s doing, according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
STATE – Before Gov. Chris Christie delivered his budget message on March 16, most school districts were preparing for a worst-case scenario involving a 15 percent cut in state funding. For most school administrators, that would represent a very welcome scenario indeed.
LINCOLN, R.I. – The East Coast is again getting hammered with torrential rains, with flood watches and warning being issued in many regions. So Amica Insurance is offering some tips for protecting yourself, your family and your property in the event of flooding.
STATE—The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey has announced that four scholarships are available to law school students seeking careers as prosecuting attorneys, and to police officers hoping to attend college to advance their careers in law enforcement.
STATE—Education Commissioner Bret Schundler today released the 2010 Comparative Spending Guide, an annual statistical report that details local school spending and ranks school districts in 14 spending categories.
TRENTON—The Department of Environmental Protection has lifted a temporary ban on shellfish harvesting in the waters of Raritan Bay, Sandy Hook Bay, the Navesink River and the Shrewsbury River, closed on March 17 because of pollution from a heavy rainfall during a nor’easter.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Marshals Service added Enrique Done to their 15 Most Wanted Fugitives list this week. Done is wanted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency in Newark, and has been charged for his alleged role as the leader of an international drug trafficking conspiracy.
CLARK – The impact of Gov. Chris Christie’s proposed cuts to school and municipal aid awards has gotten the headlines this week, but libraries will also be feeling the pinch under his budget plan.
STATE—The FBI has launched a new website to help in investigating and solving bank robberies.
STATE—New Jersey will receive $11.4 million in federal funds over the next four years to fund electronic health records projects that will allow hospitals, doctors and health insurance companies to share electronic medical records in real time over secure networks.