DROUGHT WATCH IN EFFECT FOR STATE

Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin today issued an expanded, statewide drought watch, asking all state residents to voluntarily conserve water due to continued hot and dry conditions that have persisted all summer, and are taxing reservoir, stream and groundwater levels. The decision to expand an existing drought watch that had been in place…

ASSEMBLY SPEAKER RELEASES COMMENT ON "RACE TO TOP" HEARING

Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver (D-Essex) released the following statement at the conclusion of the Assembly Appropriations Committee’s hearing into the Christie administration’s $400 million Race to the Top mistake: “Today’s hearing was a start, but nothing more. “The testimony by education officials left too many unanswered questions about how this mistake was made, including…

ASSEMBLY SPEAKER RELEASES COMMENT ON “RACE TO TOP” HEARING

Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver (D-Essex) released the following statement at the conclusion of the Assembly Appropriations Committee’s hearing into the Christie administration’s $400 million Race to the Top mistake: “Today’s hearing was a start, but nothing more. “The testimony by education officials left too many unanswered questions about how this mistake was made, including…

NEXT GAMING SUMMIT TO BE HELD ON FRIDAY

Democratic lawmakers will convene on Friday in the Meadowlands for the second meeting of the legislative gaming summit called by Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver to examine the recommendations of the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Gaming, Sports and Entertainment. The hearing, to be held at Pegasus West in the…

CHRISTIE INTRODUCES ETHICS REFORM PACKAGE

Governor Chris Christie unveiled a series of rigorous ethics reform measures to change the culture of government, demand accountability and maintain the integrity of office holders and employees and the electoral process at all level of government to better serve the people of New Jersey. The ethics plan released, represents the first specific policy proposals…

FIRE SAFETY TRAINING IN STONE HARBOR

The Realty Owners Association of Stone Harbor in conjunction with Stone Harbor Borough Council will host a joint meeting on Saturday, September 25th in Borough Hall.  Coffee and welcome at 8:30, followed by the ROA general membership meeting at 9 AM and then at 9:45 AM an official Borough Council meeting will be held. In addition,…