TRENTON – On Monday, the state Senate Economic Growth Committee unanimously approved a controversial bill that would scrap the state Council on Affordable Housing and replace it with a market-driven approach to meeting the demand for affordable housing.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie pledged to follow “a completely new course” during his first state budget address on Tuesday afternoon. He promised a new era of fiscal discipline and lower taxes as he introduced his $28.3 billion spending plan.
TRENTON—New Jersey employers continued to trim payrolls in January as total employment fell by 9,100 jobs over the month.
STATE – A New Jersey appellate court ruled today that the New Jersey secretary of state must accept a notice filed to recall U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez.
TRENTON – Legislation to convert property tax rebate checks into direct tax relief credits, streamline New Jersey corporate laws, direct an investigation into the agency that tried to overcharge New Jerseyans for high school wrestling tournament tickets and to honor New Jersey National Guard members top Monday’s Assembly voting session.
HILLSIDE—To thank them for their lifesaving contributions, NJ Blood Services (NJBS) has invited the chairpeople and volunteers who in the past year have been responsible for collecting thousands of unit of blood, to a recognition event being held at the Community Foodbank of New Jersey.
TRENTON—The New Jersey State Library, in partnership with PSEG Foundation and Praxair Foundation, announced that free homework help would now be available to the students, residents and users of 109 public libraries through the popular Live Homework Help NJ program.
STATE — Campaign finance records show that an alleged al-Qaida member who grew up in New Jersey received $75 as an election day worker for Gov. Jon Corzine’s campaign in 2005.
PERTH AMBOY — Mayor Wilda Diaz hopes to extend her term of office by six months with an ordinance moving the city’s non-partisan municipal elections to the same date as the November general election but Miguel Morales is spearheading a recall effort that would cut her reign short.
STATE — A Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey is worth $211.7 million after Saturday night’s drawing.