NEW BRUNSWICK – A city police sergeant was charged today with performing extra-duty security jobs with private companies during hours he was supposed to be working for the city as a police officer, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Peter Mangarella announced.
STATE – New Jersey residents are facing another winter storm on Wednesday, which is expected to bring a mix of rain, sleet and snow to the area.
NEWARK – A former advisor of convicted Perth Amboy politician Joseph Vas was sentenced to two years of probation for participating in a scheme to illegally funnel contributions into Vas’ 2006 Congressional primary campaign, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE – Two-thirds of New Jersey residents are not confident that life for their children’s generation will be better than it has been for them, according to the results of a new poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
TRENTON – Legislation that would expand requirements for businesses to provide advance notice of mass layoffs was released Monday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON — Legislation to create a statewide mobile farmers’ market network and fresh produce voucher program to increase produce access for resident’s of New Jersey’s so-called urban “food deserts” was released Monday by the Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday, the Internal Revenue Service unveiled IRS2Go, its first smartphone application that lets taxpayers check on their status of their tax refund and obtain helpful tax information.
TRENTON – Legislation asking voters in the November 2011 election to make it easier for municipalities to share municipal court services was released Monday by an Assembly panel.
Dear EarthTalk: A number of federal energy efficiency related tax incentives expired at the end of 2010. Will any such programs remain in force and if not, are there other ways to save money on green upgrades? — Jen Franklin, Chicago, IL