MIDDLESEX COUNTY — On Wednesday, Jan. 26, Middlesex County will conduct its Point-in-Time Count 2011 (PITC) survey throughout the county’s 25 municipalities. This annual survey assists in developing a “snapshot” of the number of homeless persons living unsheltered outside, in emergency shelters or transitional housing programs.
TRENTON – The Assembly State Government Committee will hear testimony today about the closing of the Motor Vehicle Commission facility in Elizabeth, the state’s fourth largest city.
TRENTON – Legislation to permit the development of solar and photovoltaic energy facilities on closed landfills has been approved by both the General Assembly and the Senate.
TRENTON – A bill which would allow pharmacies in New Jersey to sell hypodermic syringes and needles without a prescription was approved by the state Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee Thursday by a vote of 6-2.
TRENTON – State Senator Joseph F. Vitale, the sponsor of legislation signed into law last year to require chain restaurants in the Garden State to post calorie information on their menus, called on Health and Senior Services Commissioner Poonam Alaigh to follow her constitutional obligation to write regulations and enforce the law.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service plans a Feb. 14 start date for processing tax returns delayed by last month’s tax law changes. The IRS reminded taxpayers affected by the delay they can begin preparing their tax returns immediately because many software providers are ready now to accept these returns.
CARTERET- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has reimbursed Carteret $82,000 for emergency service and damage costs related to the Nor’easter of March-April 2010, Mayor Dan Reiman announced.
HAMILTON –Traffic problems are once again rebounding along with the economy after two years of slight declines due to the economic downturn and high fuel prices, says a new report from the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M University.
UNION – Premiere Stages at Kean University will hold its annual Premiere Student Readings on Wednesday, Jan. 26 and Friday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Little Theatre in the University Center at Kean University.