My Wish for You: A Love Letter to Women During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer. They’re two small words that barely take up any space on a piece of paper, but they have the power to spark great fear, grief, sadness, and regret—and they’ve irrevocably changed the lives of millions of women across the country, including myself.

Bullying

Like everything else in the new century, bullying has been affected by the Internet. No longer content with shaking down classmates for lunch money or stuffing freshman into lockers, bullies now lurk behind computer screens and cell phones.

Turnpike Authority Outlines Reforms In Wake Of Comptroller’s Audit

TRENTON – Following the State Comptroller’s release of a scathing audit of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority yesterday, Turnpike Authority Chairman James Simpson and Executive Director Ronnie Hakim outlined a series of reform measures the agency is implementing to combat abuse and improve efficiency in accordance with best public agency practices.

New Law Requires Motorists To Clear All Snow From Vehicles Prior To Driving

TRENTON – It may seem early to think about snowstorms, but highway safety and law enforcement officials are reminding New Jersey motorists that a new law goes into effect today requiring that all ice and snow be removed from a vehicle before traveling on New Jersey’s roadways. Failure to do so can result in a citation and fine.

Jersey Drivers Say Teens Should Practice More

STATE — New Jersey drivers favor some additional requirements for new drivers. According to a study by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, co-sponsored by the state’s Division of Highway Traffic Safety, five of six Garden State drivers (83%) support requiring teenagers to log 50 practice hours with an experienced driver before getting a license.

Buono Introduces Legislation To Prevent Privacy Abuse Of Cell Phone Tracking Capabilities

TRENTON – Monday, Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono (D-Middlesex) introduced legislation to require cell phone companies to disable a cell phone’s global positioning system (GPS) function at the customer’s request – a concern highlighted by a recent Wall Street Journal article reporting on instances of misusing cell phone tracking technology.

Scutari Introduces Measure To Challenge Medical Marijuana Rules

TRENTON – Senator Nicholas P. Scutari (D-Union) introduced a measure on Monday challenging the Christie Administration’s proposed rules for implementing the state’s medical marijuana law, saying they run far afoul of the law’s intent.