STATE—The Port Authority Board of Commissioners today approved a $6.3 billion budget for 2010 that reduces agency headcount to its lowest levels in 40 years controls and provides for zero growth in operating expenses for the second consecutive year.
TRENTON – In a surprise move yesterday, the state Senate postponed today’s planned vote on the Marriage Equality Act. The controversial bill would allow homosexual couples to marry.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A Middlesex County shuttle bus driver admitted stealing cash from a donation box used by passengers who make voluntary contributions in appreciation of free rides to various destinations around the county, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced yesterday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) unveiled new legislation that would authorize the federal government to directly lend to small businesses, using TARP funds.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Leonard Lance, (R-NJ), this week renewed his call to allow the Trouble Asset Relief Program (TARP) to expire at the end of this year and direct repaid funds and interest toward debt reduction.
NEWARK — From keeping your pets away from the plants to ensuring that teens are not “pharming” for holiday highs, or the tots are playing with toxic-free toys, there are plenty of challenges during the holiday season.
NEWARK – Verizon New Jersey, Inc. has agreed to a settlement with the Office of the Attorney General and the Division of Consumer Affairs to resolve the lawsuit arising from its marketing, sales, billing and customer service practices for its FiOS television, telephone and internet services, officials announced this week.
RAHWAY – Local health officials will conduct H1N1 flu vaccination clinics next week.
ELIZABETH – Sid Blanchard, founder and executive director of Community Access Unlimited (CAU), has been named one of six finalist in the NJBIZ Nonprofit Innovation Awards within the Leadership Excellence category.