Ex-N.J. Lawmaker Now Heads Community College BoardOfficials cited Joe Malone's long career as an educator and his work in the state assembly, where he served several years as the GOP's ranking member on the Budget Committee.
Queens Senator Wants Letter-Grading System For Street Food VendorsState Senator Jose Peralta will introduce legislation this week that would require local health departments to implement a letter-grading system for street vendors, similar to the current restaurant grading system.
NJ Lawmakers Want Government Discretion Over Health Insurance RatesState lawmakers in both the Assembly and Senate are proposing legislation that would require health firms gain approval from New Jersey's Department of Banking and Insurance before raising rates.
Democrat Lawmaker David Weprin Wants Ban On Smoking In Cars With ChildrenAssemblyman David Weprin said he wants to reduce children's exposure to secondhand smoke. The bill would apply even when the windows are rolled down.
Democratic Lawmakers Want Doctor Tie Ban In New YorkSome lawmakers in Albany want a state law to prohibit doctors from wearing neckties in hospitals. The proposal cites a study that shows bacteria that could lead to serious infection can be carried on ties and other loose-fitting clothing.
Ex-State Sen. Hiram Monserrate Working At Queens PizzeriaThe former politician said in a published report that he was "consulting and assisting in the management" of the new restaurant.
Ex-NJ Gov. Codey Takes On Political Bosses In BookThe longtime New Jersey lawmaker who spent over a year in the state's executive office after Gov. Jim McGreevey resigned amid a sex scandal is blasting some political bosses in a forthcoming book.
Brooklyn State Sen. Carl Kruger Surrenders To FBIInvestigators said State Sen. Carl Kruger helped businesses overcome bureaucratic hurdles in exchange for help with raising campaign money from the private sector.
CT St. Sen. Wants Nickel Tax On ALL Grocery BagsCT St. Sen. Wants Nickel Tax On ALL Grocery Bags