N.J. officials say Verizon is treating them like 'country bumpkins'

Officials are outraged by a letter that Verizon New Jersey recently sent to the state blasting a petition filed by a group of South Jersey towns last year alleging the telecom company has neglected to maintain their copper landline infrastructure and adequately address service-quality issues. "Verizon's response is insulting and dismissive," said Hopewell Township Committeeman Greg…

Christie Signs STEM, Crowdfunding Bills

The New Jersey Business and Industry Association sent out this list of bills they supported that were signed by the Governor when he stopped by the State last week. Most of these bills involved support for entrepreneurs or STEM education.

N.J. drone warrant bill grounded by Christie

Drone camera footage from media coalition training session A coalition of 15 leading news media companies, including NJ Advance Media, continued a test program this week with the Mid Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP) to research how drones or unmanned aerial systems (UAS) can be used by journalists for news gathering purposes. The journalists flew drones in…

N.J. lawmaker pushes bill to keep police videos, 911 calls from public

TRENTON -- A bill before the state Legislature would cut public access to police video and audio recordings in New Jersey, making them accessible only by law enforcement or through a court order. The measure ( S788) would create an exemption to New Jersey's Open Public Records Act for "law enforcement camera recordings" as well as…

All Over N.J., School Districts, Coders, Officials Participate in NJ Hour of Code

During Computer Science Education Week, Dec. 7-13, schools all over New Jersey participated in Hour of Code events. Here are just some of their activities.

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