Government

January 19, 2018

  FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Life-long Franklin Township resident, Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) had three bills become law and has been chosen to lead a committee focused on reducing "red tape." Wednesday afternoon Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-19) selected Danielsen to lead the ...

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From legalizing marijuana to funding the public employee pension system, New Jersey’s incoming governor faces challenges that require investments of time, leadership and communication Phil Murphy, who today becomes New Jersey’s 56th governor, takes the helm of a state facing numerous challenges ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway officials responded to the outpouring of concern regarding proposed budget cuts in library funding, which Maggie Serpico, President of the Friends of the Library charity addressed in a recent news release. “Three years of successive budget reductions, to a total of ...

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Joe Danielsen is a NJ Assemblyman in District 17 serving Franklin Township, New Brunswick, North Brunswick, Piscataway Township, and Milltown. (TRENTON) –Franklin Township resident, Assm. Joe Danielsen and Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Cleopatra Tucker, Pamela Lampitt, and Gordon Johnson ...

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NEW YORK, NY — Former New Jersey Gov. Brendan Byrne, originally a West Orange resident, died at the age of 93 on Thursday evening. Byrne was the 47th Governor of New Jersey and served from 1974 to 1982. Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo said Byrne was “a statesman to whom we could all ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Piscataway and Middlesex County from 9 p.m. Wednesday until 7 p.m. Thursday.  Snow amounts of 5 to 7 inches are expected. Drivers should expect slippery road conditions and poor visibility during Thursday's ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway Township provided the following update on the video filming ordinance in a Facebook post Thursday afternoon: The township has had an ordinance in place for over ten years that permits the recording of Township meetings with prior notice, and placed guidelines on those ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ –  Tess Borden, a staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey (ACLU-NJ) issued a letter to Piscataway Councilwoman, Chanelle McCullum, Mayor Brian Wahler and members of the Piscataway Township Council advising how an ordinance that requires advanced approval ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Since the sweeping new Tax Law has been passed and signed by President Trump, millions of dollars in prepaid 2018 property taxes have swamped local Tax Collectors. There has also been confusion on timing and deductibility. TAPinto Piscataway has the answers on both. Today, Governor ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Chris Christie on Monday announced he was nominating four Middlesex County attorneys to judicial appointments, the latest in a wave of appointments made by the lame duck governor. Patrick Bradshaw, a partner in the New Brunswick-based Kelso & Bradshaw firm, was ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Residents are invited to officially welcome the Christmas season at the annual township Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The festive event will be held rain or shine on Friday, Dec. 1st at 7 p.m. on the front lawn of the Piscataway Municipal Complex, 455 Hoes Lane. The lighting ...

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How New Jersey’s incoming governor handles the next several weeks can “make or break his first year in office,” according to Rutgers experts. Fortunately, Governor-elect Phil Murphy can turn to Rutgers University-New Brunswick and its Eagleton Center on the American Governor for guidance on how ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Elections are just a few days away, and Democrats are holding a major fundraising advantage over their Republican opponents, according to campaign finance reports from the state Election Law Enforcement Commission website. The recent wave of fundraising numbers and data came ...

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NEW JERSEY - Next week's election ballot will contain not only voting options for local officials and county and members of the county or legislative district administrators, but also two questions regarding public finances.  One question focuses on increasing the financial support for New Jersey's ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - If you are a military veteran looking for employment, or want to learn about the many programs and services available for veterans, please join us at the Veterans Job and Resources Fair, hosted by the County’s Office of Workforce Development.  This free event will be held ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios enumerated the many achievements Middlesex County has made over the last 12 months, including continued investment in infrastructure and technology, and the beginning of one of the largest and most exciting projects in the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The New Brunswick Avenue Railroad Crossing will be closed for railway repairs beginning tomorrow. In Piscataway, New Brunswick Avenue will be closed between Lakeview Avenue and Cedarwood Avenue. The repairs are expected to last approximately four days weather permitting.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Tuesday, October 17 is the last day for voters in Piscataway to register for the elections on November 7. While the gubernatorial race between Democrat Phil Murphy and Republican Kim Guadagno is the main event, there’s still a lot of action going on at the local ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – – Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) announced passage of her bill in the House to name a Princeton post office after scholar and pioneer, Dr. John F. Nash, Jr.  He is the only person to be awarded both the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and the Abel ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Congressional representatives, local leaders and advocates gathered on the steps of New Brunswick City Hall on October 6 to make the case for more stringent, nationwide gun regulations in the midst of the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas. Congress members Frank Pallone and ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Community activists addressed Mayor Brian Wahler and members of the Piscataway town council during Tuesday’s regular meeting, thanking them for their leadership on taking a stance against intolerance as a “fair and welcoming community.” “We are happy that Mayor Wahler joined in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - In a rare move, the two leading gubernatorial candidates have come together to voice support of a statewide charity designed to raise funds for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. “New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” is sponsored and spearheaded by the Puerto Rican Congress ...

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