Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia just asserted for a second time that our Constitution does not protect women against discrimination. That was one of the arguments for passing the proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)., and ironically, people of Scalia’s “conservative” persuasion often countered that the ERA was not needed precisely because women are already protected by the 14th Amendment.
By Tina Dupuy On Saturday morning, 20 people were shot in a Tucson Safeway parking lot by a 22-year-old who stated on YouTube he “won’t pay debt with a currency that’s not backed by gold and silver.” Fifteen minutes after…
STATE – One hundred and fifty years ago today, an Elizabeth sea captain drew the first shots of the Civil War.
UNION — A man armed with a knife and hatchet attacked two women as they investigated misplaced items in their back yard early this morning, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
TRENTON – A former supervisor and two other former employees at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey training academy in Morris County were sentenced today for collecting pay and reimbursement based on false attendance, mileage and meal records, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The national unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage point to 9.4 percent in December, and nonfarm payroll employment increased by 103,000, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
STATE – Light snow started falling in time for the morning commute, but New Jersey Transit was not reporting delays on most train and bus lines.
CARTERET–The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has awarded approved a $4.9 million grant to Carteret towards remediation efforts in the Chrome Brownfield Development Area, Mayor Dan Reiman and Councilman Jorge Diaz announced.
ELIZABETH – Public school officials hope that a new law which requires municipalities to report gang activity to the state police will help improve public safety.