Congress Rejects Bill Aimed At Boosting Amtrak's BudgetCongress rejects a bill aimed at boosting Amtrak's budget by $1 billion.
Senate Panel Passes Bill Aimed At Transparency In Sandy AidPeople affected by Superstorm Sandy would be owed a timeline detailing when state aid would be distributed under a bill advancing in the state Legislature.
Bill In New Jersey Would Toughen Penalties For SwattingPeople convicted of calling authorities with false reports to get SWAT teams called to the scene could get up to 10 years in prison under a bill that advanced Monday in a legislative committee.
Medical Marijuana Bill Heads For Pennsylvania Senate VoteThe medical marijuana bill was scheduled for a Senate vote Tuesday. The Senate passed a similar bill last year, 43-to-7, but it passed late in the legislative session and died in the House.
NJ Bill Would Require State AG To Probe Incidents Involving Death At The Hands Of Police OfficerNorth Jersey Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver looks at events in and out of the state, events well documented and debated.
Pa. House Approves Increasing 911 Phone Bill Fee To $1.65Pennsylvanians may soon be paying a larger monthly fee on their phone bills following state House passage on Monday of a measure designed to help counties fund their 911 emergency communications centers.
Pa. Senate Sends House A Bill That Would Pull Plug On Philadelphia’s New Sick Leave LawThe state Senate has sent the House a bill that would overturn Philadelphia’s new law, set to take effect next month, that would require business owners with at least ten employees to allow workers to earn paid sick leave.
Gov. Christie Conditionally Vetoes Interlock Devices BillGov. Chris Christie has conditionally vetoed a measure that would have overhauled drunken driving penalties and required the use of interlock ignition devices.
NJ Senator Cory Booker Co-Sponsoring Bill That Aims To Improve Disciplinary Procedures In SchoolsIt’s called the Supportive School Climate Act.
Lottery Tickets Could Be Delivered To Homes Under BillResidents who want lottery tickets sent to their doorsteps could have them delivered under a bill moving in the Legislature.
New Jersey Ends Terrapin Harvest To Protect Turtle PopulationNew Jersey has ended this year's harvest season for a species of brackish water turtle whose numbers are declining due to overharvesting.
Pennsylvania House Passes Bill On Cyber BullyingA bill creating the offense of cyber harassment of a child in Pennsylvania has the overwhelming approval of the state House of Representatives.
New Jersey Bill Could Reduce Length Of Time Inmates Are Kept In Solitary ConfinementA bill now under senate consideration would reduce the length of time someone is kept in isolation and require corrections officials to develop alternatives.
Bill Could Lead To Electronic Driver's Licenses In New JerseyA state Senate committee approved a measure Monday that calls for the Motor Vehicle Commission to review an electronic driver's license program.
Bill To Change New Jersey's Drunken Driving Penalties PassesIt's now up to Gov. Chris Christie whether New Jersey will ease the punishment for some motorists convicted of drunken driving.