Family Leave Insurance Tax To Be Reduced

TRENTON – Workers in New Jersey will see at least one tax rate cut in 2011. The employee payroll tax rate for the Family Leave Insurance (FLI) program will be adjusted downward beginning Jan. 1, 2011, giving the state’s economy an estimated $57 million boost.

Invasion of the Body Scanners: More Tales of Terror from the Unfriendly Skies

The outrageous invasion of our privacy rights that is the whole-body scanner (and its equally outrageous counterpart, the full-body pat down) was hurriedly put in place by the government, before Americans could really comprehend what it would mean and whether they were willing to tolerate it.

Kazanowski Thanks Supporters

I would like to thank Clark’s Third Ward voters for re-electing me their Councilman. I appreciate their show of support and will continue to work hard to keep them informed and represent their interests.

Banking On The Benefits Of Cord Blood

During pregnancy, many women are asked whether they plan to bank their baby’s cord blood. Once considered a waste product, umbilical cord blood contains stem cells that can be used to treat certain illnesses such as blood and immune system disorders.

Nearly 4,000 Take Advantage Of Safe Surrender Event

NEW BRUNSWICK – Approximately 3,901 wanted persons from across New
Jersey voluntarily turned themselves in at Fugitive Safe Surrender, held
Nov. 3-6, at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in
Somerset. Because not all cases have been processed, the total is
still being counted and is expected to approximate 4,000.

Clark Police Shoot Black Bear

COLONIA – Clark police officers shot and killed a 300-pound black bear on Sunday morning when it charged at a Woodbridge police officer at a park on Inman Avenue in Colonia, Clark Police Chief Denis Connell said.

Assembly To Take Up Controversial Bills

TRENTON – Assembly Democrats will make another attempt to restore funding for women’s health care and challenge the Christie administration’s medical marijuana use rules today. Lawmakers will also consider a bill to abolish the Council on Affordable Housing.