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150518Flanagan

Proposed Legislation Aims to Keep State Aid Separate from PARCC Participation

5-18-15
Sen. Nia Gill introduced a resolution that wouldn't let Education Commissioner Hespe withhold state aid from school districts with low participation in the PARCC test.
150518Wanko

Students Work for Legislation to Protect Turtles

5-18-15
Students at the Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science have testified in front of a Senate committee to push for legislation that would change the designation for diamondback terrapins, turtles that live in New Jersey.
150515Flanagan

DEP Evaluates South Jersey Gas Pipeline Route Through Pinelands

5-15-15
The DEP letter evaluating potential pipeline routes calls South Jersey Gas' initial proposal the "preferred alternative."
150515Cruz

Booker, Menendez Call for Increased Transportation Funding

5-15-15
In the wake of the deadly Amtrak derailment, Sens. Booker and Menendez called on their Republican colleagues for more transportation funding to help avoid future tragedies.
150515Hill

NJ Dems Propose Bill to Reduce Out-of-Network Health Care Costs

5-15-15
The Out-of-Network Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment and Accountability Act aims to cap prices and treat out-of-network fees more like in-network rates.
150515Vannozzi

Data: 10% of Fatal Car Crashes Involved Drivers Without Valid Licenses

5-15-15
Statistics show that 10 percent of fatal car crashes between 2010 and 2013 involved a driver without a valid license.
Audible Inc. was approved for a 10-year, $39.3 million Grow N.J. award. - (AARON HOUSTON)

Audible approved for $39.3 million incentive to create new tech center in Newark

5-15-15
The EDA approved a 10-year, $39.3 million Grow New Jersey award to Audible Inc. to create a new technology center in Newark.
150514Aron

Christie Defends Pension Stance at Sparta Town Hall

5-14-15
At his 137th town hall, Gov. Christie reiterated his position that the state can't afford to maintain its current pension system for public employees.
150514Cruz

Coalition Plans Pushback Against NJ Transit Fare Hikes

5-14-15
Three Democratic mayors and community activists want to stop NJ Transit from raising fares as has been proposed.
150514Flanagan

NJ BPU Nears Deal with Verizon to Deregulate Landline Phone Service

5-14-15
Verizon and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities are in talks to deregulate landline phone service, which critics say would raise rates. But Verizon says competitive choices still remain available.