Linden Police Take Part In Statewide Drunk Driving Crackdown

LINDEN — Law enforcement officials from the Linden Police Department will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the annual holiday season “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign. From now through Jan. 2, 2012, local and state law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints looking for motorists who may be driving while intoxicated.

Attorney General’s Office Announces $58.75 Million Multi-State Settlement With Wachovia, Wells Fargo

TRENTON – Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced today a $58.75 million settlement between a multi-state task force and Wachovia Bank and its successor, Wells Fargo Bank, as part of an ongoing national investigation of alleged anti-competitive and fraudulent conduct in the municipal bond derivatives industry.

NJ State Board of Education Creates Task Force to Address Academic Achievement Gap

PRINCETON — New Jersey State Board of Education President Arcelio Aponte today announced that the board’s Closing the Achievement Gap Task Force has held initial meetings and soon will hold regional public hearings to gather input on how to best address the state’s academic achievement gap.