GAMING SUMMIT TO TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY

Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver said the gaming summit kicking-off Friday in Atlantic City will serve as the legislative Democrats’ answer to the Hanson Commission, which was created by gubernatorial executive order. “The Governor and the Republicans had their task force, and now Democrats have our fact-finding mission,” said…

MENENDEZ HELPS INTRODUCE ANTI-GANG LEGISLATION

Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr., (NJ-06) jointly introduced the Fighting Gangs and Empowering Youth Act of 2010, legislation that increases coordination amongst government and community organizations at all levels with programs that combat gang violence and recruitment. The bill funds community and after school programs that educate young adults on the dangers…

MIDDLE POLICE GO FOR ACCREDITATION

On August 23rd and 24th, 2010, a team of assessors from the New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (NJLEAC) will be coming to the Middle Township Police Department to evaluate the department’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services.  The Middle Township Police Department was initially accredited in 2006.  Verification by the team that…

FUNDING ANNOUNCED FOR CAPE MAY COUNTY AIRPORT

U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02), a member of the House Aviation Subcommittee, today announced $2,065,361 in federal funding for the Cape May County airport from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Located in Wildwood, the funding will be used to rehabilitate Taxiway A with marking, lighting, pavement and drainage improvements to ensure safe airfield operations.…