LOBIONDO/LARSEN ENVIRONMENTAL BILL SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT

President Obama has signed a bipartisan bill to invest in estuary restoration that was sponsored by Congressman Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02) and Rick Larsen (WA-02). The legislation reauthorizes the National Estuary Program through 2021, funding local efforts to restore and protect sensitive estuaries and their wildlife. The bill would also reduce federal spending while ensuring that money…

NEW JERSEY TOURISM LEADERS PREPARE FOR A STRONG SUMMER SEASON

New Jersey Tourism Leaders kicked off the 2016 tourism season Monday in Trenton at a State House press conference. NJTIA President Vicki Clark and members of the New Jersey Tourism Industry Association addressed representatives from across the tourism industry, elected officials, Capitol staff and the media. Last year New Jersey welcomed more than 95 million visitors…

CUMBERLAND CO. NAMES JUNE GUN SAFETY MONTH

The Cumberland County Freeholder Board has designated June as Gun Safety and Violence Awareness Month. The move by the freeholders supports an initiative by the Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition, who will distribute a video about gun violence to each municipality in Cumberland County. The coalition will also work with the county sheriff’s office…