TRENTON – Gov. Christie today endorsed a series of recommendations intended to increase the number of graduates and ensure that all students graduate from high school truly ready for college and career.
The recent news from the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation that health insurers will have to send rebate checks totaling more than $1.3 billion to Americans this summer was especially gratifying to me. It more than justified my decision three years ago to clue members of Congress in on how insurance companies have systematically been devoting ever-increasing portions of our premium dollars to rewarding their shareholders and top executives.
STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.71 per gallon yesterday, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.81 per gallon.
EDISON — Students and future students who need enrollment services at Middlesex County College may take advantage of special hours on Saturday, May 12. The offices will be open from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The college is located at 2600 Woodbridge Avenue in Edison.
CARTERET — The Carteret Public Library will offer extended hours in May.