MEASURE TO EXTEND UMEMPLOYED BENEFITS MOVES FORWARD

Legislation that would help extend unemployment benefits for jobless residents was approved by the full Assembly. The bill would broaden the trigger that allows New Jersey to provide extended unemployment benefits. The legislation implements an option provided by the federal “Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010”. Prior to the enactment…

“SEXTING” BILL PASSES THROUGH ASSEMBLY

Juveniles caught sending sexually explicit photographs via their cell phones would not face criminal prosecution but rather intense education on the ramifications under a bill sponsored by Assemblywomen Pamela Lampitt, Celeste Riley and Valerie Vainieri Huttle and advanced by the full Assembly on Monday. The measure, approved unanimously by a vote of 78-0, aims to…

ECAC HOCKEY THIS WEEKEND AT BROADWALK HALL

ECAC Hockey announced the pairings for the upcoming 2011 ECAC Men’s Hockey Championship Tournament semifinal games Friday, March 18th at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Championship is presented by the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority. No. 2 seed Yale (26-6-1, 17-4-1) will face No. 12 seed Colgate (11-26-3, 4-15-3) Friday at 4:30…