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
If you’ve tried to take out a loan or open a new credit account recently, you know that the days of easy credit are long gone. Lenders, insurers, landlords and even some employers are more diligently scrutinizing your credit history to see if you’re a worthwhile risk.
RAHWAY — The Rahway Public Library will be hosting performances of the Rahway Valley Jerseyaires, a male a cappella chorus in Rahway.