TRENTON – The Department of Education today announced the results of the 2011 New Jersey Student Health Survey (NJSHS) showing overall positive trends in student health and well-being. The 2011 survey, taken by 1,657 students in 31 high schools across the state between March and June, provides information for families, school staff, administrators, community members and policy makers about adolescent behaviors and trends.
The full Assembly on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Connie Wagner, Reed Gusciora, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Ruben Ramos to protect New Jersey residents from contaminated wastewater produced by the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.”
TRENTON — A four-bill package sponsored by Assembly Democrats Paul D. Moriarty, Matthew W. Milam and Ruben J. Ramos Jr. to curtail perks and compensation at New Jersey’s four bi-state transportation agencies was unanimously approved Thursday by the Assembly.
TRENTON — Legislation sponsored by Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald and Assemblymen John Burzichelli, Ruben Ramos, Jr. and Wayne DeAngelo that would allow an executor of an estate to take control of a person’s online accounts in the event of their death was approved 78-0 Thursday by the full Assembly.
TRENTON – The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee approved a Democratic budget proposal Thursday by an 8-5 vote that went along party lines.
CARTERET — The Carteret Board of Education has approved a school uniform policy for the Nathan Hale Elementary School at a June 11 meeting and town hearing. The school will serve as a pilot location for a potential district-wide policy.