TRENTON – In a letter distributed Tuesday, Governor Chris Christie called on local school districts and education associations to come to the table to work together in finding cost savings and new efficiencies, spending reductions, and budget solutions that protect education in the classroom and prevent property tax increases.
NEWARK — NJ Transit will hold the first of 12 scheduled public hearings and information sessions beginning Thursday, March 25, to allow the public the opportunity to learn more about the proposed fare increases and service changes and offer comments before the plan is considered by the Board of Directors on April 14.
TRENTON—After spending most of the day hammering out the details, the state Assembly approved three bills reforming New Jersey’s pension and health benefits system on Monday. Gov. Chris Christie signed the bills into law Monday night.
STATE—New Jerseyans have a solidly favorable view of Atlantic City as a gambling destination, rating it nearly as well as Las Vegas, according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
TRENTON – Assembly members John F. McKeon, Mila M. Jasey, Ralph R. Caputo, Cleopatra Tucker, L. Grace Spencer and Albert Coutinho urged Newark area residents to ensure their opinions are heard Thursday on Gov. Chris Christie’s 25 percent NJ Transit fare hike.
TRENTON – The Assembly is set to vote on two new public worker pension and health benefit bills today while considering final legislative approval for three others.
TRENTON – Legislation to protect consumer debit card account numbers is advancing in New Jersey’s state Senate.
TRENTON – Assemblywoman Linda Stender announced last week that she plans to introduce legislation requiring water companies too notify their customers in the event of a water advisory.
ELIZABETH — A politically inspired educator is waging an aggressive campaign to upset the longtime teachers’ union president, who she accuses of being too close to the school board.
STATE – Municipalities found out how much regular state aid they could expect under Gov. Chris Christie’s budget proposal yesterday.