TRENTON – On Thursday, the Assembly Environment Committee passed a bill that would prohibit the treatment, discharge, disposal, or storage of any wastewater, or other byproducts resulting from the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” as it is commonly known. The process is used to extract natural gas or oil deposits from the ground.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senators Barbara Buono and Shirley Turner to provide residents who save for their children’s college education through a state-administered college savings plan with a state income tax deduction for their investments was unanimously approved by the Senate Higher Education Committee yesterday.
PERTH AMBOY – Police arrested three people for disorderly conduct after being summoned to Charles Street to break up a dispute on Saturday night. A 25-year-old woman was charged with assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest because she allegedly struck detectives.
NEWARK —The New Jersey Bureau of Securities urged citizens throughout New Jersey to take a stand and join the fight against the “crime of the 21st century” by reporting suspected abuse of New Jersey’s seniors. The announcement was made today in recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.