There are extended weekend hours at New Jersey’s county elections offices, and Governor Chris Christie and his administration are encouraging voters to take advantage of the benefit and cast their vote prior to Election Day.
A spokesman for the New Jersey State Police said the incident was a misunderstanding and that there is no policy against wearing political buttons or stickers in the State House.
Increasing the minimum wage was identified as a Democratic legislative priority for the year, and the different approach being taken by the Senate leader could bubble over into a feud between the legislative leaders.
Federal agents arrested the mayor of Trenton early Monday as part of an ongoing corruption investigation into bribery allegations related to a parking garage project that was concocted as part of an FBI sting operation.
The agency announced on Friday that the owner of the oldest appliance recycled will receive a $1,000 gift card good toward Energy Star products at New Jersey Sears stores.
Thousands of utility customers in southern New Jersey were still without power late on Sunday morning, one day after severe thunderstorms socked the region.
The governor’s call comes a day after he slashed $361 million from the state budget that Democrats sent him, and gutted other Democrat-backed programs before signing the $32 billion spending plan into law.
AAA Mid-Atlantic said that the average price of regular gasoline in New Jersey on Friday was $3.29, down four cents from last week. It’s also much less than the price from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.58.
A veteran New Jersey state police trooper has left the force after admitting that he stole more than $7,000 worth of gasoline from state fuel pumps for his personal vehicles, according to a published report.
Roughly 5,100 inmates have escaped from the state’s privately run halfway houses since 2005, according to a report. By contrast, the state’s prisons had three escapes in 2010 and none in the first nine months of 2011.
AAA Mid-Atlantic said that the average price of regular gasoline in New Jersey on Friday was $3.57, down six cents from last week. It’s also much less than the price from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.80.
Sentencing day is tomorrow for the former Rutgers student convicted of spying on his gay roommate. Dharun Ravi faces up to 10 years in prison.
Officials said the agency pulled in about $2.6 billion in the last fiscal year. That’s $31.5 million more than the previous year, and marks the fourth straight year with sales over $2.5 billion.
The Fordham Law Muslim Students Association are picketing a university alumni association luncheon where New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly is appearing as a guest speaker.
Stanley Davis, a supervisor with the city’s water utility, faces a six-year prison term under his plea deal with Mercer County prosecutors.