“Health Care should be a right for all people, not a privilege for those who can afford it.” — Ray Stever
STATE—New Jersey’s unemployment rate reached its highest level in 32 years in June, but Corzine administration officials are trying to put a positive spin on the grim economic situation.
ATLANTA, Ga. – According to a new poll, in a general election match-up between Republican Christopher Christie, Democrat Gov. Jon Corzine, and Independent Christopher Daggett, Christie led Corzine with 53% to 38% with 5% supporting Daggett; and 4% undecided.
STATE—A deputy United States marshal was convicted of providing a firearm to a convicted felon who was arrested last year in Elizabeth and then lying about the matter to a federal grand jury.
STATE—Monmouth County Sheriff Kim Guadagno will join Republican gubernatorial candidate Chris Christie on the November ballot as his choice to become New Jersey’s first lieutenant governor.
RAHWAY—A Rahway man charged as part of an interstate jewelry store robbery ring with the murder of police officer in New Hartford, New York has also been named in a federal murder and conspiracy indictment.
WOODBRIDGE – A former Woodbridge police officer admitted that he took nude and semi-nude photos of a 15-year-old girl he met while on duty, authorities said.
ELIZABETH—After nearly three years on the run, the alleged kingpin of a notorious drug ring that was responsible for bringing millions of dollars worth of heroin into the United States was arraigned inside a Union County courtroom last week, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
EDISON – The school board re-adopted a $202 million school budget which reflected nearly $1 million in cuts made by the state education commissioner.