LOBIONDO VOTES TO REPEAL OBAMA-CARE

U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) today issued the following statement after voting to repeal President Barack Obama’s 2010 healthcare reform law: “Today’s vote is but the first step in repealing the job-destroying mandates of last year’s healthcare law and replacing them with common-sense policies that will control costs, practice patient-centered care and protect the…

STATE: DRY CLEANING CLEAN UP PROGRAM WORKS

A first-in-the-nation grant program targeting air pollution caused by dry cleaning has been an initial success in New Jersey, with nearly 300 applications received statewide to finance new and upgraded dry cleaning equipment, and with thousands of pounds of pollutants already removed from the air, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced today. “Improving…

WAKE HELD FOR SLAIN NEW JERSEY COP

A wake was held on Wednesday afternoon in Howell, New Jersey for Lakewood police officer Christopher Matlosz.  Matlosz was shot to death last Friday while on duty; on Wednesday, hundreds of police officers from the Garden State attended his wake.  The man who’s the prime suspect in Matlosz’ murder, 19 year old Jahmell Crockam of…

NJSIAA SETS PLAYOFF TICKET PRICES

The agency that runs high school athletic tournaments in New Jersey has set its postseason ticket prices for winter sports.  The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association announced that tickets for state tournament basketball games at high schools will cost three dollars for adults, and two dollars for students this winter.  If any local team…