PLAINFIELD – On Flag Day, Thursday, June 14, Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs hosted a flag pole dedication ceremony for the restored 1918 flag pole at City Hall’s Veterans Memorial. Guests included the newly created Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs and Father Luis Gonzalez of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
NEW PROVIDENCE – Donor families and organ recipients marked Flag Day today like never before, gathering at the flagpole in front of NJ Sharing Network in New Providence to raise the American flag and the “Donor Family” flag to honor individuals who gave the “gift of life” to others through organ and tissue donation.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee released a bi-partisan bill that would impose financial sanctions on Iran in an effort to stymie its nuclear capacity.
Jersey Central Power and Light charges New Jerseyans some of the highest electric rates in the country.
The debate incited by Mayor Bloomberg’s plan to outlaw supersized sodas in New York misses an important point. In the mayor’s words, “We’re not taking away anybody’s right to do things. We’re simply forcing you to understand that you have to make the conscious decision to go from one cup to another cup” (emphasis added).
TRENTON— Tenure reform legislation introduced by Assembly Education Chairman Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. was released 7-0-3 Thursday by the Assembly education panel.