STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.45 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.50 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.
Much was made of the size and complexity of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act when President Obama signed it into law in 2010. But now that the Supreme Court has upheld much of the act’s constitutionality, it’s a good time to review key provisions that have already gone live and to plot out what’s expected to happen in the next two years.
UNION COUNTY – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds eligible senior citizens that there are still five dates left in August to pick up their free vouchers for fresh fruit and vegetables at local Farmers’ Markets.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — If you are opening a new business this summer, the IRS has some basic federal tax information to help you get started.
Dear EarthTalk: Has an alternative to air conditioning to keep rooms cool been invented that is significantly cheaper and/or that uses significantly less energy than traditional air conditioning? — Ashutosh Saxena, Allahabad, India
EDISON – When the proverbial money pie depicting the distribution of income in New Jersey during the past decade finally was divided, the rich gained by far the biggest helping, while most others in the state wound up with slim pickings – if even that.