Newark's state appointed Superintendent Chris Cerf wants elected officials to equitably fund school districts, hopes to negotiate a contract with the district's teachers and talks about the progress in student achievement.
Lawmakers from New York and New Jersey announced their intention to pass identical bills ordering the Port Authority to not comply with the president's executive orders banning travel from seven countries and temporarily suspending the refugee program.
A new law would make ignition interlock mandatory instead of discretionary for first-time offenders of drunk driving for three to 18 months, and would mandate the interlock for multiple convictions of drunk driving or refusing the breathalyzer.
The Campus Fire Safety Education Act would create a $15 million annual grant program that would authorize direct funding to colleges and universities to implement, expand or improve fire safety education for the campus community.
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