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Chaparro Bill Allowing More People to Qualify For Exempt Fireman Certificates Passes Assembly

CHAPARRO, ARMATO AND DANIELSEN BILL TO ALLOW MORE RESIDENTS TO QUALIFY FOR EXEMPT FIREMAN CERTIFICATES AND MEMBERSHIP IN THE NEW JERSEY STATE FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION PASSES FULL ASSEMBLY (TRENTON) – In an effort to help the volunteer firefighters of New Jersey, Assembly Democrats John Armato (D-Atlantic), Annette Chaparro (D- Hudson), and Joe Danielsen (D-Middlesex, Somerset) sponsor a bill (A-4745) raising the...

McKnight Bill Barring Age Discrimination in the Workplace Clears Committee

McKNIGHT & VAINIERI HUTTLE BILL TO EXPAND LAW PROHIBITING AGE DISCRIMINATION PASSES ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE    (TRENTON) – Seeking to strengthen current New Jersey law to extend protections against age discrimination in the workplace, the Assembly Aging and Senior Services Committee on Wednesday advanced legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Angela McKnight. The bill (A-681) would prohibit governmental employers...

Hudson County Prosecutor Suarez Endorsed For US Attorney

LUPE Recommends Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez for U.S. Attorney of New Jersey   Following a published report naming Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez as a potential candidate for U.S. Attorney of New Jersey, LUPE PAC and LUPE Action released the following statement in support of Prosecutor Suarez being named the first Latina to ever hold this office in New Jersey. “We...

After at Least 7 Inmate Suicides, US DOJ Accuses South Jersey Jail of Violating Prisoners’ Constitutional Rights

A shocking accusation was made today against the Cumberland County, New Jersey Jail by the United States Justice Department's Civil Rights Division and the United States Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey.  The two agencies are accusing the jail of being in violation of the 8th and 14th Amendments to the United States Constitution. In a press release...

PROBATION OFFICER SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS FOR SEX ASSAULT OF 23-YEAR-OLD WOMAN HE SUPERVISED

FREEHOLD – A former Monmouth County probation officer was sentenced to 10 years in a New Jersey state prison this afternoon for sexually assaulting a woman he supervised on Drug Court probation and making false representations to the Court, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Henry C. Cirignano, 48, of Wall Township, an 18-year veteran of the New Jersey...

AG Grewal, DEP Announce Lawsuit Against U.S. Government over Drinking Water Contamination from Military Bases’ Use of Firefighting Foam

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today that the State is suing the federal government over its contamination of groundwater and drinking water resources on and around U.S. military bases and other federal facilities in New Jersey through long-term use of aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF), a fire-suppressing...

UNION CITY PHARMACY OWNER’S SON ADMITS ROLE IN $24.8 MILLION KICKBACK SCHEME AND $9 MILLION CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD IRS

PHARMACY OWNER’S SON ADMITS ROLE IN $24.8 MILLION KICKBACK SCHEME AND $9 MILLION CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD IRS TRENTON, N.J. – The son of a former a co-owner of a Union City, New Jersey, pharmacy today admitted his role in multimillion-dollar conspiracies to pay kickbacks and bribes to health care professionals and to defraud the IRS, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A....

Hoboken Seniors Begin Receiving COVID Vaccine

 HOBOKEN BEGINS VACCINATING SENIORS ON FIRST DAY OF ELIGIBILITY  Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla and the Hoboken Health Department today began the City’s senior vaccination program at Hoboken University Medical Center. Hoboken residents Richard Tremitiedi, Hoboken’s former Fire Chief, and 98-year-old breast cancer survivor Antoinette Miller became two of the first seniors in the State of New Jersey to receive the...

BREAKING: Prosecutor’s Office Investigating WNY Homicide

The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office Homicide Unit is investigating a homicide of a 62-year old woman found unresponsive at 439 66th Street in West New York this afternoon. According to a tweet sent out by the Prosecutor at approximately 3:20 pm, one suspect is in custody. Hudson TV will update this story as more information is made available.
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