TRENTON—The popular multi-state lottery game “Powerball” will makes its long-awaited debut in the Garden State in the early months of 2010.
TRENTON – The full Senate will reconvene on Thursday, Jan. 7, at 2 p.m. to consider a board list that includes S-1967, the “Freedom of Religion and Equality in Civil Marriage Act,” better known as the “Marriage Equality” bill.
TRENTON—Legislation combating domestic violence, giving judges more discretion in sentencing nonviolent drug offenders and requiring the state budget to include a detailed accounting of the various tax breaks allowed under law top today’s Assembly voting session.
Have you ever received a hefty charge for accidentally withdrawing more money than is in your checking account? These fees can be quite high, so the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) advises that you understand how they work and how to avoid them:
HOLMDEL – The Third Annual New Jersey Economic Policy Forum in December drew 150 business and academic leaders committed to the advocacy of a business-friendly state. The event focused on the findings of the initiative’s latest C-Suite Survey of top-level executives in the state.
Sir Isaac Newton’s third law of motion states “For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” The old English physicist Sir Isaac did not have sports in mind when that theory was conceived, but it still can fit.
STATE—Applications for the 2010 National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship Program are now available at www.nationalMSsociety.org/scholarship.
STATE—To reach more individuals through the increased usage of social media networks, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has created a Facebook page to share the latest information regarding H1N1 influenza and vaccine with New Jersey residents.
NEWARK – The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU), through New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program, is offering enhanced financial incentives to help New Jersey residents pay for energy-saving improvements through the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program.
Driving on snowy roads this winter could raise your blood pressure, but not just due to slipping and sliding! New data suggests that road salt used by many highway departments across the country to melt snow and ice is likely elevating salt levels in our drinking water.
PERTH AMBOY—There is a vacancy to fill an unexpired term for the Perth Amboy Redevelopment Agency. The remainder of the vacant term expires on June 30, 2011.
EDISON—Students in the Youth Work Readiness Program at Middlesex County College collected food to donate to MC F.O.O.D.S., the Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services program.
RAHWAY—A typical New Year’s resolution involves things like losing weight, giving up a bad habit or getting more organized. While those goals are important to the person making them, Literacy Volunteers of Union County is asking you to expand your 2010 New Year’s resolutions and help your fellow community members.