TRENTON – A bill sponsored to help local governments clean contaminated properties continues advancing in the state Legislature.
TRENTON – The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee yesterday approved a bill that would create an outreach and enrollment initiative to increase the number of New Jersey’s children and low-income adults enrolled in New Jersey FamilyCare and other safety net programs.
TRENTON – The dramatic recovery of the American bald eagle has reached a milestone in New Jersey, with more than 100 pairs now nesting in the Garden State, according to a newly released analysis of the species’ population.
The U.S. government lost a spy drone over Iran. Is it part of an ongoing covert war?
The Environmental Protection Agency has allowed the use of unapproved methods to demolish buildings containing asbestos, threatening public health and possibly violating worker safety rules, the EPA’s inspector general has concluded.
STATE – New Jersey received low marks in a new report that looks at state spending on corporate tax credits, cash grants and other economic development subsidies that are supposed to foster job creation.
TRENTON – A Superior Court judge sentenced a former Madison Borough police officer to six years in state prison for soliciting a nude photo online from a person he believed was a 13-year-old girl, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
TRENTON – Lawmakers gave final legislative approval to a Democrat-sponsored bill to create a “Back to Work NJ” job creation and economic growth program on Thursday. The Senate passed the bill by a 24-13 vote; the Assembly approved the bill 47-32, along party lines, earlier this month.
TRENTON – Legislation to promote the establishment of partnerships between institutions of higher education and the business community to increase collaborative research and innovation was approved Thursday by the full Senate.