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Government Top Stories

July 24, 2022

LBI Region, NJ- The pandemic didn’t just keep people physically apart, it has also caused lasting financial hardship. This has led some people to become at least temporarily more dependent on support from the federal government. New Jersey ranked 13 overall with Utah, Colorado, Massachusetts, ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The Federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Ocean Wind 1, which marks a significant milestone for the project. The 1400-page document assesses the foreseeable impacts on all resources from the construction, ...

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LBI Region, NJ - Senior citizens that receive the state’s Senior Freeze Program reimbursement should not have to start all over again to meet program residency requirements if they move within the state.  Ocean County Commissioner Joseph H. Vicari, Chairman of the Ocean County Office of Senior ...

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LBI Region, NJ – Summer is here, and the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness has kicked off its annual “Secure the Shore” campaign. Officials are cautioning the millions of residents and tourists flocking to area beaches and boardwalks to remain vigilant. “Secure the Shore” ...

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LBI Region, NJ -- An annual emergency evacuation exercise being conducted on Thursday, June 2 by the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) and state transportation agencies could cause traffic in the areas throughout Southern Ocean County and the state.  In addition to NJSP, officials from the New ...

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LBI Region, NJ - New Jersey is having one of the most successful recovery from new unemployment claims according to new Wallet hub report. The report shows rankings for the States whose unemployment claims are increasing the most. There were 200,000 new unemployment claims nationwide, which is a ...

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LBI Region, NJ – New parents have been struggling to find formula to feed their babies ever since one of the largest manufacturers of several popular powdered baby formula products in the nation was shut down in February of this year. Shelves in grocery stores and pharmacies have been mostly bare, ...

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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 provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, ...

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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 ...

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