LOBIONDO SPONSORED ENVIRONMENTAL BILL TO BE SIGNED BY PRESIDENT

A bipartisan bill to invest in estuary restoration that Reps. Frank LoBiondo and Rick Larsen of Wahington introduced is headed to President Obama’s desk for his signature. The House and Senate have agreed to the legislation that reauthorizes the National Estuary Program through 2021, funding local efforts to restore and protect sensitive estuaries and their…

COUNTY HOME-HEALTHCARE PROVIDER REMAINS- FOR NOW

Cape May County Freeholders were ready to replace their home-healthcare provider at their Tuesday meeting, due to alleged deficiencies in service. However, the board tabled their resolution after the provider, Ocean City-based Home Care Specialists, said they did not have sufficient notice about those deficiencies so they could be addressed. The company provides home-based health care…

TIMPONE CONFIRMED FOR NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT

On Monday the New Jersey Senate confirmed Walter “Wally” Timpone to the state Supreme Court bench, after years of political maneuvering to fill the vacancy. The senate voted 33-1 for approval for Gov. Chris Christie’s latest nominee, a Democrat. The only dissenting vote came from Democrat Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg (D-Bergen), who reportedly accused Timpone of…