ATLANTIC COUNTY GETS OVER 10,000 D-SNAP BENEFITS APPROVED

Atlantic County government has approved more than 10,000 applications for federal food stamp benefits totaling more than $5.18 million through the disaster-related Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (D-SNAP) for residents who experienced unanticipated loss due to Hurricane Irene. Residents submitted applications between September 13 and September 20 in Atlantic County to receive assistance based on federal…

BILL TO HELP CUT WAIT TIMES AT MVC ADVANCES

Legislation to ensure residents are provided efficient service at Motor Vehicle Commission sites by requiring the state to cut average customer wait times to 15 minutes or less was approved today by the Senate Transportation Committee. The bill comes after the Motor Vehicle Commission consolidated and closed a number of service sites, including those in…