Feds Propose Public Housing Smoking Ban, Reaction SplitThe federal government's proposal Thursday to ban smoking inside and out of public housing nationwide got a decidedly mixed reaction from the people most affected.
Study: How Well Do NJ Residents Understand Federal Government?More than half of the 800 people surveyed could not name a single Supreme Court justice.
Atlantic City To Receive Millions To Help Laid-off Casino WorkersNew Jersey’s Congressional delegation announced today that Atlantic City could receive up to $29.4 million in emergency grants to help the oppressed work force.
The Right To NOT KnowWhere in the Constitution does it empower the federal government to tell private restaurants what to put on their menu? I checked and the answer is nowhere.
Pennsylvania Sued By US Over Police Fitness Tests The federal government sued Pennsylvania on Tuesday over physical fitness tests given to applicants for state trooper positions, seeking a stop to a practice that it said illegally discriminates against women.
Federal Government Denies New Jersey Plea For Relief On Sandy Aid RulesThe federal government won't drop rules that many Superstorm Sandy victims say are among the biggest impediments to rebuilding more quickly.
Pres. Obama Signs Order To Begin Spending CutsPresident Barack Obama has signed an order authorizing the government to begin cutting $85 billion from federal accounts.
Pa. Parks Brace For Automatic Federal Budget CutsIn Pennsylvania, some of the nation's most famous national parks are bracing for the automatic budget cuts that could soon put a noticeable crimp in their operations.
Illegal HiringWe’ve all heard of illegal firing, but what’s illegal hiring?
Federal Government Approves Aid For Displaced Employees Of Delaware County Refineries The feds have approved some $5 million that will aid displaced workers at a pair of shuttered oil refineries in Delaware County.
Center City Charter School Aims To Raise Stardards For School MealsFor the first time in 15 years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is raising the standards for school meals.