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  • Bondi sues New Jersey corporation over alleged charity scam

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – On Friday, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi sued a New Jersey corporation for allegedly operating an illegal raffle. Bondi American Children’s Cancer Association, or ACCA, allegedly registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture and...

  • Chris Christie feels the love in Iowa

    MARION, Iowa -- At 3 p.m. on a Thursday, well after any lunch rush had come and gone, MJ's Restaurant in Marion was teeming with activity. Local Republicans filled seats at nearly bare tables -- a coffee mug here, an iced tea there -- and dozens of reporters loitered, all waiting to see Gov....

  • N.J. issues 68 notices of violation to contractors

    Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced on Wednesday that his Division of Consumer Affairs issued notices of violation to 68 home improvement contractors based on complaints and referrals by New Jersey consumers. The notices of...

  • N.J. judge awards $90.5M to 11 families in asbestos default judgments

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey judge has awarded $90.5 million for pain and suffering to the families of 11 people who allegedly died as a result of asbestos exposure from the Johns Manville insulation plant. Judge Ana Viscomi of the Superior Court of Middlesex County...

  • New Jersey bottle maker to close, cutting 290 jobs

    SALEM, N.J. (AP) — The last bottle manufacturer in Salem is set to close this fall, eliminating 290 jobs and ending a 150-year tradition of making glass in the southern New Jersey city. Ardagh Glass announced the decision Wednesday to its employees, city officials and the public. The...

  • Eight auto dealers settle with New Jersey for $1.8M

    Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced a $1.8 million settlement on Monday with eight auto dealerships and their owners to resolve allegations of deceptive sales tactics. Carmelo and Ignazio Giuffre, the owners of eight auto...

  • Another Chris Christie aide to testify on lane shutdown

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — One of Gov. Chris Christie's top aides is scheduled to answer questions this week from lawmakers who are investigating traffic jams last year near the George Washington Bridge even as Christie tries to put any hint of scandal behind him. Regina Egea is to appear Thursday...

  • Deadline looms in Newark airport wage hike flap

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A dispute over workers' wages at Newark Liberty International Airport could be nearing a resolution. United Airlines, the airport's primary carrier, said in an email Friday to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the airport's operator, that it still questions...

  • NJ Transit approves budget that keeps fares flat

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit has approved a budget that includes no fare hikes for the fifth consecutive year. The agency's board of directors unanimously approved the spending plan during Wednesday's monthly meeting in Newark. The $2 billion operating budget contains no fare...

  • N.J. hotel settles post-Sandy price-gouging allegations

    Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced a $110,000 settlement on Monday with a Bergen County hotel to resolve allegations of unlawful price gouging during the Superstorm Sandy state of emergency. Tapah LLC, doing business as...

  • Beachfront N.J. couple only get $300 for easement

    Hoffman TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced on Monday that a jury ruled in favor of the State in a Harvey Cedars beachfront easement case. The borough of Harvey Cedars has worked with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)...

  • Chris Christie veto expected on New Jersey budget

    Gov. Chris Christie is expected to sign a state budget, but not before doing major surgery to it with line-item vetoes.

  • Atlantic City casino shutdown needed, analysts say

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City started the year with 12 casinos. By Labor Day, it could be down to nine. For years, economists and analysts talked in theoretical terms about "casino saturation" in the northeastern United States. But there's nothing theoretical about what's happening...

  • N.J. AG announces citations against jewelry stores

    Hoffman AVENEL, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced 936 civil citations against 21 jewelry stores on Thursday that allegedly violated state consumer protection laws. The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs and its Office of Weights and...

  • Union: New Jersey casino warns of possible closure

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Workers at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel will receive notices on Friday warning that the casino may close in two months, a union official said Thursday. Bob McDevitt, president of Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union, said a Caesars Entertainment executive told...



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