NJEA GETS BEHIND SECOND "RACE TO THE TOP"

The New Jersey Education Association is supporting the state’s effort in the federal “Race to the Top” program. The union had not supported the state during its first application. The NJEA is the largest teachers union in New Jersey. Districts that participate and help the state would receive $100,000 each at least, if New Jersey…

NJEA GETS BEHIND SECOND “RACE TO THE TOP”

The New Jersey Education Association is supporting the state’s effort in the federal “Race to the Top” program. The union had not supported the state during its first application. The NJEA is the largest teachers union in New Jersey. Districts that participate and help the state would receive $100,000 each at least, if New Jersey…

BILL TO PROTECT SENIORS FROM BOGUS FINANCIAL ADVISORS PASSES BOTH HO– USES

Legislation aimed at prohibiting financial advisors from using misleading information to make it appear they have special certifications for advising senior citizens has received final legislative approval. The bill is co-sponsored by Assemblyman Matt Milam. The bill would prohibit financial advisors from advertising senior-specific certifications or professional designations which: · Was not actually earned or…

SENATE MOVES BILL TO HELP THOSE WITH DISABILITIES

A measure which would require insurance companies to provide individuals with disabilities access to services and facilities not accessible through in-network providers, was unanimously approved by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee. Under the plan, insurance companies would have to develop a plan to provide consumers with in-network rates for accessible medical…