TRENTON — The state Senate rejected — by a vote of 14 to 20, with six senators not voting — a bill sponsored by Sen. Raymond Lesniak aimed at legalizing gay marriage in New Jersey.
TRENTON – By a vote of 20-14, New Jersey state senators rejected a bill that would have allowed homosexual couples to marry.
TRENTON—New Jersey is moving away from mandatory minimum sentencing laws that represent a tough on crime posture in the fight against illegal drugs.
NEWARK – Federal officials released surveillance footage of the Jan. 3 security breach at Newark Liberty International Airport today.
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.