Scott Garrett (R-NJ) along with the rest of New Jersey’s congressional delegation is set to vote today on a bill that would outlaw abortion after 20 weeks. The bill H.R. 1797, co-sponsored by Garrett and titled The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
would amend the federal criminal code to prohibit any person from performing or attempting to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the unborn child is 20 weeks or greater.
7-11 Store Owners and Operators Used Identities Stolen from U.S. Citizens, Including the Deceased and Children, to Conceal Their Scheme, and Harbored Illegal Immigrant Workers at Houses Owned by the Defendants
On Friday, June 14, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office joined with 25 local and county law enforcement agencies to participate in the third annual Bergen County Chief for a Day celebration. The program provides children with chronic health conditions the opportunity to receive a behind-the-scenes look at law enforcement.
Legislation would add disorderly person’s offenses to the list of criminal conduct that, upon conviction, requires biological sampling for the DNA database. The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today approved the legislation.
After a sample is taken, the Division of State Police identifies, analyzes, and stores it in a state databank. The division also forwards the DNA information to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for inclusion in the federal Combined DNA Index System
The Monmouth University Poll released Thursday showed Booker would get three-fifth of the votes in a Democratic primary. No others would get more than 1 in 10.
Chris Christie leads challenger Barbara Buono by 30 points
– “If I were a member of the U.S. Senate, I would vote no.”
On Lonegan's campaign website you can "Follow Steve On Twitter", "Like Steve On Facebook" and of course “Donate to Steve” but what the website does not have is a section called "Issues".
Popular Assemblywoman Connie Wagner (D-38), Paramus, a three-term Democrat from Bergen County, will not seek reelection, she said Tuesday.
Wagner notified Democratic Party leadership this evening that she will not run again for reasons related to her family, sources said.
It's official: Cory Booker announces candidacy for US Senate.
On Saturday Newark's Mayor Cory Booker announced he will be running for the US Senate seat left vacant by the death of Frank Lautenberg.
Top secret court order requiring Verizon to hand over all call data shows scale of domestic surveillance under Obama administration, Britain's Guardian newspaper said Wednesday
Last year, the NJ State Legislature passed SR50
, a resolution urging congress to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. The Act would have amended the Equal Pay Act to ensure that wage differences are the result of things like education, training, or experience, and not gender. The resolution to pay women the same amount of money for the same amount of work passed overwhelmingly. Well, except for 14 GOP Senators—Steve Oroho among them—who refused to support the measure.
Police in southern New Jersey are searching for a suspect after they shot another during a traffic stop.
In a survey released Wednesday, 57 percent of registered voters said they supported the new gun law, which includes an expanded assault weapons ban and a ban on large-capacity ammunition magazines. Thirty-seven percent opposed it.
Police in Ocean County have arrested 19 people on charges related to heroin possession and distribution. The arrests come after the county's overdose death count rose to 60 this weekend.
A 41-year-old man is being held on $5 million bail after police say he castrated a paraplegic during a dispute at an assisted living facility in Philadelphia.
A joint army and air force operation has evacuated nearly 12,000 Hindu pilgrims stranded in a mountainous area by torrential monsoon rains and landslides in northern India, but nearly 63,000 people remain cut off, a senior official said Wednesday.
British bankers could soon be facing harsher penalties for behaving badly.
Cu Huy Ha Vu's books come with pages torn out by prison guards. Only some of his letters reach home. He is not allowed to access evidence from his trial or to see his wife alone.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker is heading to southern New Jersey for a U.S. Senate campaign event with some of the region's top elected Democrats, including state Senate President Stephen Sweeney.
No one is believed to have been injured in the incident, police said.
Councilman Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman and two of his political supporters were the targets of criminal complaints filed by three Paterson men involved in the brawl that erupted on June 8 over the planning for the Bangladeshi heritage parade, according to municipal court records.
M&T Bank Corp., which delayed its $3.7 billion purchase of Hudson City Bancorp of Paramus because the Buffalo bank’s moneylaundering controls failed to pass regulatory muster, has entered into an agreement with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to revise its compliance programs.
The Board of Education on Wednesday is scheduled to vote on a security plan that would allow 11 retired police officers to resume bringing guns while they work as guards in Paterson schools.
Green coalition points to radioactive waste from hydraulic fracturing found at several New Jersey sites.
Proposed new code encountered strong opposition from advocates, families.
Health team focuses on 45 frequent emergency room users, aims to improve treatment at reduced cost.
$32.9B budget likely to add some school aid, but no tax cut or vouchers.
The average cost of an incarceration per inmate in New Jersey is $54,865
, according to the Vera Institute for Justice, which conducted a cost-benefit analysis of each of the 50 states and what it actually costs governments to run their prisons.