Some New Jersey lawmakers want to boost the amount of life sciences research tax credits that are made available to state businesses.
Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee chairman Herb Conway said the bill was a “recipe for disaster.” The Burlington County Democrat, who also is a physician, said it could lead to outbreaks of preventable diseases.
Drivers in parts of Long Island will have to wait for a break from rising gas prices because of a communications error.
The legislation was signed back in August, months before unrest overseas pushed the average price of gas on Long Island to nearly $3.60 a gallon.
Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would give preference to veterans among those seeking affordable or subsidized housing.
Legislation aimed at curtailing “sexting” by New Jersey teens will go before a state Assembly panel this week.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has told businesses he will support legislation requiring paid sick leave for employees, which many companies oppose.
New Jersey lawmakers have advanced legislation that creates a limited self-defense justification for domestic violence victims who use force to protect themselves.
The network of health centers providing free medical tests and treatment to 58,000 people exposed to World Trade Center dust faces a less certain future if Congress doesn’t pass legislation aimed at helping victims of 9/11’s toxic legacy.
New Jersey lawmakers will soon focus their attention on legislation aimed at creating jobs and keeping businesses from leaving the state.
A new group is pushing for legislation to let Connecticut-born adoptees get copies of their original birth certificates.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. David Paterson has vetoed legislation that would require New York insurers to cover screening, diagnosis and lifetime treatment for autism spectrum disorders. The bill would direct state health officials to […]
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Legislation that proponents say would increase both the protections and rights of domestic violence victims in New Jersey has advanced in the Assembly. One measure in the three-bill package would impose […]
The Environment and Solid Waste Committee was scheduled to consider five bills Monday that would give cities and towns greater ability to control their costs and therefore ease property taxes.
The mandate is part of legislation that was approved earlier this month by a state Assembly panel. It would also require that faculty and staff be trained to recognize and handle dating violence among students.