CIVIL SERVICE BILL CONDITIONALLY VETOED BY CHRISTIE

Governor Chris Christie signed a conditional veto of a civil service reform bill advanced by the legislature, citing its failure to include the critically needed opt-out and furlough options for municipalities. “This bill represents tepid, ineffective and meaningless change,” the Governor said in his veto message on the bill, A-3590. “I proposed real reform which…

CHRISTIE HOSTS BUSINESS CONFERENCE

Governor Chris Christie and Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno brought together Fortune 500 CEOs and industry leaders from New Jersey and neighboring states to have a frank dialogue on how businesses can grow and create jobs in today’s economy, and the role policymakers and government can have in encouraging long-term investment. “New Jersey is on a…

WOMAN CHARGED WITH VEHICLAR HOMICIDE

An Atlantic County Grand Jury indicted a Milmay woman on second-degree charges of vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a fatal accident, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. It is alleged that on July 3, 2010 around 9:30 p.m., Linda Demarest, 46, struck and killed David Brown, 38, of Newfield, on Tuckahoe Road in…