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With New Jersey set to demand a total of 248, 250 jobs requiring education specializing in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by 2018, Senator Diane Allen is sponsoring legislation to promote instruction in these subject areas in New Jersey public schools.
S-2562, which was approved by the Senate Education Committee today, establishes a competitive grant program for school districts to support non-traditional and alternative STEM education programs and instruction.
Adam Bauer, 609.847.3600
Gov. Chris Christie today said the discussions he's having with Speaker Vinny Prieto (D-32) ahead of Monday's vote on bail reform are going swimmingly.Read More >
Christie makes his pitch on bail reform TRENTON -In a win-win moment for Gov. Chris Christie as he seeks tough guy points ahead of the 2016 GOP presidential primary, both houses of the legislature packed into the assembly chamber and listened as Christie pleaded for a constitutional amendment on...
By Linda Stender At his most recent town hall, Gov. Chris Christie accused his predecessors of "monkeying with the math" when it comes to their handling of our state's economy. But as the old saying goes, when the governor points a finger, he... Read More >
"Potentially, we can get this done, because it's important. We get it. We understand it. But there are issues. There's the speedy trial component. How are we going to pay for this? How is the risk-assessment piece of it going to be done?" - Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-32), on bail reform.- The Asbury Park Press
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