NEW JERSEY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE CLIMBS TO 9.2%

New Jersey’s jobless rate climbed during the month of February.  New figures released by the state put the unemployment rate in New Jersey at 9.2 percent, which is a one tenth of one percent increase from January.  State officials say the rate went up become some residents are just discouraged from finding new employment.  New…

STATE ANNOUNCES NEW TRANSPORTATION FUNDING PLAN

$3.5 billion.  That’s how much money the Christie administration plans on putting into various transportation projects in the Garden State.  The New Jersey Department of Transportation unveiled a new budget that reflects year one of a five year plan by Governor Chris Christie to rebuild the state’s transportation infrastructure.  Among the improvements…a $1.1 billion investment…