Obama Administration in Retreat on AIDS

In recent weeks, some of President Obama’s strongest supporters have expressed frustration with his HIV/AIDS policies. Unless the United States switches course and dramatically increases its funding for the global fight against AIDS, we could lose millions of lives and a generation of progress.

Christie Stalls Rail Tunnel, Lesniak Says Tax Commuters

STATE – After Gov. Chris Christie stalled the project over cost concerns, a local lawmaker is suggesting a $2 surcharge on commuter fares to raise funds for a new underground rail tunnel that would traverse the Hudson River.

Carteret Participates In DEA Prescription Drug “Take-Back” Campaign

CARTERET – As part of the federal Drug Enforcement Administration’s prescription drug “Take-Back” campaign, the Carteret Police Department will be collecting potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.