ATTORNEY GENERAL ADDRESSES SCHOOL BULLYING

Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced the distribution of a new agreement to be executed by school districts and law enforcement agencies throughout New Jersey in order to establish enhanced policies and procedures to protect students from bullying. The revised Uniform State Memorandum of Agreement Between Education and Law Enforcement Officials was drafted to meet…

ATLANTIC COUNTY ANNOUNCES FLU SHOT CLINICS

Flu shot clinics have been scheduled in Atlantic County. Beginning Saturday, October 1, the Atlantic County Division of Public Health will provide flu shots for individuals 18 years and older at 11 public flu clinics throughout the county through November 16. The 2011-2012 flu vaccine will protect against the three influenza viruses that research indicates…

BILL TO HELP VETERAN OWNED BUSINESSES ADVANCES

Legislation sponsored by Senator Jeff Van Drew that expresses the state Senate’s support for businesses owned by New Jersey military veterans, and calls on the public to support veteran-owned businesses, was unanimously approved today by the Senate Military and Veterans Affairs Committee. Specifically, the resolution would express support for businesses owned by veterans in New…

JOB CREATION BILL MOVES FORWARD IN SENATE

A bill which would create the “Grow New Jersey” program to provide tax incentives for New Jersey-based companies which maintain existing employment levels and create new jobs was approved by the Senate Economic Growth Committee today by a vote of 7-0. The legislation would establish the $200 million “Grow New Jersey” tax credit business incentive…

CHRISTIE TURNS ATTENTION TO ETHICS REFORM

Gov. Chris Christie continued his town-hall meetings on Monday and continued to push the legislature for its inaction. This time, Christie was pushing an ethics reform package. On September 8, 2010, Governor Christie put forward an ethics reform package to provide New Jerseyans the government they deserve, including a specific proposal to eliminate the “fair…