NJ DEMS WANT TO RESTORE STATE FUNDING

Democratic lawmakers in New Jersey are ready to restore millions of dollars in state aid to cities that need it the most.  The democrats have introduced a new law that would restore millions of dollars to the poorest cities.  Governor Chris Christie cut that aid about six months ago.  Christie says the state already faces…

BILL AIMED AT KEEPING WORKERS ON THE JOB

Legislation to help both New Jersey businesses and workers avoid layoffs was released Monday by an Assembly panel. The bill is designed to encourage employers who must reduce their employees’ work hours because of economic conditions to avoid layoffs by sharing the remaining work. That would be achieved by permitting, under certain circumstances, a full-time…