TRENTON – A Roselle man was sentenced today to 37 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to file thousands of false and fraudulent federal income tax returns that caused the IRS to issue over $3 million in refund checks, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – Senate Democrats have been unsuccessful in their attempts to overturn Gov. Chris Christie’s line-item vetoes of spending items in New Jersey’s current fiscal year budget.
Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) placed 39 resolutions on today’s voting agenda to restore specific spending items cut by the governor. Both the Senate and Assembly would need to approve the resolutions by a two-thirds majority to overturn the governor’s vetoes.
CARTERET — Over $1.2 million in local street improvements have been funded for the coming year as part of the borough’s ongoing road improvement program, Mayor Daniel J. Reiman has announced.
TRENTON – Asm. John Wisniewski today announced he will introduce a bill designed to assist law enforcement in the search for abducted children, and increase the chances of determining cause of death in death investigations, in light of the circumstances that played out before the whole country in the trial of Casey Anthony.
STATE – One in six state residents will be adversely affected by line-item vetoes to two programs in the budget that Gov. Chris Christie signed into law, according to Raymond J. Castro, a New Jersey Policy Perspective senior policy analyst.
PLAINFIELD — Authorities arrested a fugitive alleged member of the MS-13 street gang in Plainfield Friday afternoon, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
(StatePoint) Did you know you have more than 600 muscles in your body, including your tongue, heart and stomach?
UNION COUNTY — Literacy Volunteers of New Jersey (LVNJ) recently presented Marilyn Meyerowitz with the statewide Award for Tutor Excellence at the 2011 Literacy for Life Conference at Montclair State University.
EDISON — A new federal grant is funding free training at Middlesex County College in the allied health professions. Programs include Medical Office Specialist, Pharmacy Technician, Medical Assistant, EKG Technician, and Phlebotomist.