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New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according ...

Governor Murphy Announces American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program

HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments across the state provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, according to a news release from the Governor's office. 

“Confronted ...

Jack McGreevey, a No-Nonsense Supporter of Veterans, Dead at 93

CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12.

He was 93.

Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the 19th legislative district, serving in the legislative office since 1998. He proudly wore his ...

TurboTax/Intuit to Pay "Misled" NJ Customers $2.15M in Restitution

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced on Wednesday a $141 million settlement with the financial software company Intuit Inc. that resolves a multi-state investigation into claims Intuit misled consumers into paying for online tax preparation services instead of using the company’s free service offerings.

As part of the settlement, more than 70,000 New ...

Senator Cory Booker Headed to Europe, Middle East

WASHINGTON D.C. -- New Jersey's U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) is joining four members of Congress on a delegation trip that will stop in two European countries as well as three in the Middle East, according to a Monday announcement. 

Booker will travel with fellow Senators Mark Kelly(D-AZ), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Ed Markey (D-MA) as well as U.S. Representative ...

Governor Murphy Visits Mercer County Starbucks in Support of Unionization Effort

HAMILTON, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy stopped by the Hamilton Starbucks Thursday morning to grab a cup of coffee and toast to the efforts by employees to join a labor union -- Starbucks Workers United.

In a statement issued to TAPinto, Murphy said “Unions are key to protecting workers’ rights, valuing their contributions, and giving employees a seat at the table when ...

Pilot Program to Allow State Employees to Partially Work-From-Home

TRENTON, NJ  – State employees will soon be given the option to work-from-home on a permanent basis.

The New Jersey Civil Service Commission (CSC) recently voted to approve a pilot program empowering State of New Jersey departments and authorities to establish a telework program for employees. 

The pilot program does not apply to employees at the Department of ...

NJ Third-Grader Sells Artwork to Raise Money for Ukraine

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A Hillsborough third-grader is fighting back against the Russian invasion of the Ukraine with a paintbrush and quiet determination to resupply the Ukrainian army with medical supplies and to ease the pain and hardship of children her age suffering the ravages of war and an uncertain future.

Sofia Murtazin, who attends Hilllsborough Elementary School has raised $3,300 by ...

McKnight to Chair Legislative Black Caucus Foundation

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Assemblywoman Angela McKnight was named the new chair of N.J. Legislative Black Caucus Foundation.

The New Jersey Legislative Black Caucus Foundation is a non-profit corporation created for the purpose of promoting public policy by encouraging the interaction of the community with legislators and members of government at all levels.

The organization was designed to ...

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New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according ...

Governor Murphy Announces American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program

HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments across the state provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, according to a news release from the Governor's office. 

“Confronted ...

Jack McGreevey, a No-Nonsense Supporter of Veterans, Dead at 93

CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12.

He was 93.

Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the 19th legislative district, serving in the legislative office since 1998. He proudly wore his ...

TurboTax/Intuit to Pay "Misled" NJ Customers $2.15M in Restitution

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced on Wednesday a $141 million settlement with the financial software company Intuit Inc. that resolves a multi-state investigation into claims Intuit misled consumers into paying for online tax preparation services instead of using the company’s free service offerings.

As part of the settlement, more than 70,000 New ...

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Hudson County Community College and Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration Sign Transfer Agreement for Public and Nonprofit Administration Degree Program

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Community College (HCCC) and Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration (RUSPAA) have entered into an agreement that enables students who graduate from HCCC with an Associate of Science degree in Human Services to transfer seamlessly and attain their Bachelor of Arts degree from RUSPAA. The agreement was signed by HCCC President, Dr.

New Brunswick Mayor Cahill Urges Approval of RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – New Brunswick Mayor James M. Cahill has thrown his support behind the transaction between Saint Peter’s HealthCare System (“Saint Peter’s”) and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”), which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick.

“Today, New Brunswick residents in need ...

NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey ("SHCCNJ") threw its support behind the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and St. Peter's HealthCare System, which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick. 

In a letter to the Federal Trade ...

Hudson County To Host First-Ever Fleet Week Event

May 21, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ — For the first time ever, Hudson County will host a Fleet Week celebration.

Along with celebrating the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps, the May 26 event at Lincoln Park West will give the community the opportunity to learn more about the sea services.

The event, which is free and open to the public, runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the baseball field.

A ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according ...

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