TRENTON – Democratic lawmakers criticized Gov. Chris Christie for his handling of New Jersey’s state budget at a hearing on a projected $10.5 billion deficit for the fiscal year starting July 1, 2011 this morning.
STATE – For the third straight week, New Jersey reported a drop in the number of initial unemployment claims filed.
LINDEN – Police arrested two suspects in an early-morning carjacking that took place in the area of East 19th Street this week.
NEWARK – An East Brunswick man was arrested this week for allegedly possessing child pornography, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON — The Assembly Budget Committee will meet today to hear testimony on the projected $10.5 billion budget deficit for next fiscal year.
TRENTON – Ed Potosnak, Democratic nominee for Congress in New Jersey’s 7th District, challenged Leonard Lance to disclose the total amount of taxpayer money he has spent in 2010 and proposed legislation that would put an end to campaigning at taxpayer expense at a press conference at the State House.
July 26 at 11:54 a.m. — Officer Ken Sarnecki investigated a report of criminal mischief to a motor vehicle, which was parked at a Valley Road residence.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Linden will receive $951,675 from the Teaching American History Grants program, U.S. Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced.
STATE — New Jersey voters continue to prefer less spending to more taxes. According to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, three of five voters (60%) say the state should hold the line on spending even if many programs have to be reduced.