STATE – The state Assembly approved a bill sponsored by Joseph Cryan that would eliminate basic consumer protections and deregulate telephone and cable companies.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Jersey’s Republican Gov. Chris Christie told the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, “You’re gonna have to raise the retirement age for Social Security.”
RAHWAY – A candidate for the state Legislature criticized a state panel’s recommendation to keep New Jersey’s minimum wage at $7.25 per hour.
LINDEN – Though he was elected under the slogan “Democrat for Change and Action,” Linden Third Ward Councilman Peter Brown seems intent on preserving the status quo in municipal government.
CARTERET — The N.J. Department of Transportation awarded Carteret $309,970 for the borough’s Romanowski Avenue upgrade project, according to Mayor Daniel J. Reiman.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Leonard Lance joined pancreatic activists Wednesday to announce the introduction of the “Pancreatic Cancer Research and Education Act.”
TRENTON – Legislation to provide New Jersey residents and businesses with tax credits if they buy electric cars or vehicle charging stations was approved Thursday by the Assembly.
TRENTON – Legislation to have New Jersey officially recognize the Nanticoke Lenni Lenape Indians, Ramapough Lenape Indians and Powhatan Renape Indians as American Indian Tribes was approved Thursday by the Assembly.
MILLBURN – The Paper Mill Playhouse will feature four musicals and one play during its 2011-2012 season, beginning with the premiere of a new Disney stage musical, “Newsies.” The show, featuring music by Academy Award®-winning composer Alan Menken and a new book by Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein, will debut Sept. 15.