Government Top Stories

November 29, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County Freeholder Rebecca Williams presented a resolution to Jennifer Popper of Plainfield on Wednesday, congratulating her on walking over 800 miles from Union County to Maine over the summer to honor her late husband, Michael, and to raise awareness of the East Coast ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The historic Marijuana Legalization Act (S-2703), sponsored by Linden-based Senator Nicholas Scutari, was heard in Trenton on Monday and cleared both committees during a joint meeting. The joint meeting featured a twenty-six member panel, which was made up of the Senate Budget ...

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TRENTON – Moving forward on legalization of the adult use cannabis after hearing from communities and all potential stakeholders throughout New Jersey, the Assembly Appropriations Committee Monday approved measure A-11 that would set new, unprecedented regulation in the state for the possession, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced that the disbursement process is under way for more than $4.6 million in funding to municipalities and organizations across Union County, under the Community Development Block Grant program. Now in its forty-fourth year, ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden announced that there is a vacancy for the position of Laborer (tier 2) in the Department of Community Services at the hourly rate of $15.00. The position is full time for 40 hours per week. The position will also be publicly advertised and open to all City of ...

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TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Human Services on Monday announced wages have increased for the direct support professionals who work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to help them live successfully in communities. Governor Phil Murphy and the Legislature ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders proclaimed October 11, 2018 as National Coming Out Day throughout the County of Union and further declared Union County a safe space for LGBTQ individuals during the Freeholder Board mobile meeting in Plainfield on October 11, ...

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TRENTON – New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on Tuesday announced $38 million in new investments in child care to help more families find services they need and to advance quality child care. “Children are the foundation of ...

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