UNION COUNTY – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced the opening of Ponderosa Farm Park at 1600 Cooper Road in Scotch Plains.
JPMorgan Chase, one of the nation’s largest banks, announced that it lost over $2 billion in trading over the last few months. This has emboldened supporters of the Volker rule, which prohibits banks that enjoy government support from making risky investments other than loans. The Volker rule is a step in the right direction of reducing the risk that banks take with their asset portfolios.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee released legislation that would save more than a half-million dollars per year by modernizing the state’s payroll system was released Thursday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee on Thursday cleared legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Gilbert L. “Whip” Wilson, Charles Mainor and Bonnie Watson Coleman that would create a pilot program to weigh the merits of extending the public school day and year in New Jersey.