As individuals, Americans are generous, often donating in response to crises abroad even while struggling to make ends meet at home. We tend to assume that our government’s foreign aid is similarly altruistic. But is it?
A few days ago, I received an email from the daughter of our congresswoman—a mass email, of course. She explained that because of healthcare reform, which her mother supported, she no longer had to pay a $25 copayment for each prenatal appointment.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD — A Plainfield man has been arrested on charges of fatally shooting a man who was killed in a hotel in South Plainfield on Aug 22, authorities announced today.
NEWARK – U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today joined with the Regional Plan Association (RPA) at Newark Penn Station to unveil a new study that reveals the ARC Tunnel could reduce daily travel times by up to 30 minutes for thousands of New Jersey Transit commuters throughout the state.
EDISON – Members of the Edison Wetlands Association and New Jersey Sierra Club are planning a rally tonight in front of the Edison Municipal Building at 6:30 p.m., prior to the Council Meeting at 7 p.m.
NEWARK – New Jersey is among 49 states that announced yesterday they have begun a coordinated multi-state effort to investigate whether mortgage servicers committed consumer fraud by not properly reviewing, verifying and signing foreclosure documents filed with the courts.
STATE—In advance of National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 17-23), the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety released the first naturalistic study using in vehicle cameras to capture teenage drivers and their parents during their supervised driving phase.
Sept. 17 at 8:47 p.m. – Officers responded to Verizon Communications, 315 S. Park Ave. to investigated a reported theft of copper wire. After a three-week investigation by Detective Kevin Mikolajczyk, police charged Carteret resident Frantz M. Davinson, 40, with fourth-degree criminal trespass on private property.
TRENTON – An Essex County man was sentenced to state prison Wednesday for his role in a multi-county automobile theft ring, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.