BUSINESS EXPANSION AND JOBS PLAN BILLS UNVEILED

At an afternoon State House press conference, Assembly Members Linda R. Greenstein (D-Plainsboro) and Wayne P. DeAngelo (D-Hamilton) unveiled their seven-bill Business Expansion and Jobs Plan aimed at helping small businesses weather the current economic climate. The plan seeks to provide financial incentives for small businesses, improve local business districts, and increase accessibility of information…

CHRISTIE SIGNS BILL TO ASSIST WATER AND SEWER IMPROVEMENTS ACROSS STATE

Governor Chris Christie signed legislation to appropriate $821 million in no-cost and low-cost loans for crucial water and sewer infrastructure projects across the state.  The financing, administered through the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Financing Program, will make available approximately $549 million for clean water project loans and $272 million for drinking water project loans, with…

NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH KICKS OFF

National Preparedness Month kicks-off throughout the country.  Over the next few weeks, the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management will deliver several key emergency management initiatives and messages designed to help New Jersey residents empower themselves and their families in the event of a natural or manmade emergency. As such, today we start with the…

JUNE THROUGH AUGUST WAS WARMEST ON RECORD

South Jersey was blessed with an extremely warm summer. The months of June through August were the warmest on record in Atlantic City. The average temperature was 77.50 degrees. The previous warmest Summer on record occurred in 2005, when the average temperature was 75.83 degrees. Also, 2010 is the fifth driest meteorological summer on record with 5.92…

CHRISTIE ADDRESSES SCHUNDLER FIRING

Gov. Chris Christie is trying to move on from the “Race to the Top” problem that left Education Commissioner Bret Schundler fired. Christie says that Schundler lied to him and that is why he attacked the federal government and President Barack Obama. Schundler said he never told the Governor that he tried to make the…