Dare To Dream Conference Showcases Determination Of New Jersey Teenagers

PISCATAWAY – As students, educators and parents streamed into the Busch Campus Center on Monday, May 21, at Rutgers University, they weren’t sure what to expect from the first Dare to Dream Student Leadership Conference to target the community of New Jersey high school students living with neurological conditions such as Tourette Syndrome, OCD, ADHD, anxiety and Asperger’s Syndrome.

NJTPA Approves $3M For Community Shuttles

NEWARK – The North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) Board of Trustees recently approved approximately $3 million in federal funding over three years to support five community shuttle services that will help connect riders to key transit hubs, job centers and educational facilities throughout the region.

NJ Sues App Developer For Alleged Violations Of Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

NEWARK – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs have filed suit in federal court against a mobile app developer whose educational games allegedly collect personal information from children, then transmit the information to a third-party company without notifying parents or obtaining their consent.

Are Nuclear Weapons Contractors’ Millions In Campaign Contributions Buying Favors?

Employees of private companies that produce the main pieces of the U.S. nuclear arsenal have invested more than $18 million in the election campaigns of lawmakers that oversee related federal spending, and the companies also employ more than 95 former members of Congress or Capitol Hill staff to lobby for government funding, according to a new report.