TRENTON – State officials, including New Jersey Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Alfred W. Murray, toured community farmers markets in Essex, Hudson and Union counties on Tuesday, June 28 and officially declared Jersey Fresh season in full swing.
The same week that Governor Chris Christie publicly acknowledged that global climate change is real and is at least in part human-caused, he pulled New Jersey out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) – a “cap-and-trade” program that attempts to address climate change.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie used his line item veto to remove $900 million in spending from the budget that the Democrat-controlled Legislature passed Wednesday, resulting in a $29.7 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that begins today.
AREA – Independence Day marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, when the American colonies asserted their independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.
CARTERET — On Saturday, July 2, Carteret will host its annual Independence Day celebration, welcoming thousands of residents and visitors to Waterfront Park and officially beginning the town’s summer “Concerts by the Bay” series.
PERTH AMBOY— Mayor Wilda Diaz and the Proprietary House Association will be hosting the 4th of July Celebration in Perth Amboy.
ELIZABETH—Hundreds of community leaders, people of faith and immigrant rights advocates from over 35 different organizations from across the state of New Jersey are expected to gather at St. Mary of the Assumption Church on Washington Street in Elizabeth at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday morning for a press conference and rally before marching to City Hall.
HIGHLAND PARK – Spend July 3 in Highland Park and enjoy food and merchandise vendors, live music and fireworks as the borough and New Brunswick sponsor Independence Day in Donaldson Park.
TRENTON – Commissioner James Simpson today announced a series of statewide efforts to increase safety as residents and visitors travel to holiday destinations over the July 4th holiday weekend.