State takes over Newark

The finances of New Jersey’s largest city will now be under state supervision, as the Local Finance Board approved a request by Newark. The state Department of Community Affairs will have legal power over collective bargaining, the budget, and other municipal functions and determine…

State shares in $105 million AT&T settlement

New Jersey will receive more than $368,000 as a result a global settlement with AT&T Mobility that resolves allegations the company engaged in unlawful “cramming” – the placing of charges for unwanted third-party services on consumers’ mobile telephone bills. Customers…