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 Encyclopedia: New Jersey
New Jersey is the fourth smallest and most densely populated state of the United States of America; the U.S. postal abbreviation is NJ.
New Jersey is also the most densely populated state in the nation, and the first and only state that has had every one of its 21 counties deemed "urban", as opposed to rural.
The largest Protestant denominations in New Jersey are: Baptist (Follower of Baptistic doctrines) (10% of the total state population), Methodist (A follower of Wesleyanism as practiced by the Methodist Church) (7%), and Presbyterian (A follower of Calvinism as taught in the Presbyterian Church) and Lutheran (Follower of Lutheranism) (tied 3%).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/New-Jersey   (1011 words)

 New Jersey General Assembly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The New Jersey General Assembly is the lower house of the New Jersey Legislature.
To be eligible to run, a potential candidate must be at least 21 years of age, and must have lived in New Jersey for at least two years prior to the election.
The Assembly is led by the Speaker of the Assembly, who is elected by the membership.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Jersey_General_Assembly   (212 words)

 Flag of New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The flag of New Jersey includes the emblem from the official seal of New Jersey on a buff-colored background.
According to the minutes of the New Jersey General Assembly for March 11, 1896, the buff color is due indirectly to George Washington, who had ordered on October 2, 1779, that the uniform coats of the New Jersey Continental Line be dark (Jersey) blue, with buff facings.
Then, on February 28, 1780, the Continental War Officers in Philadelphia directed that all regiments were to have state flags, with the background colors of the state flags the same as their uniform coat facings.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_New_Jersey   (178 words)

 New Jersey Legislature: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The General Assembly is the "lower house (additional info and facts about lower house) " of the Legislature.
The General Assembly is headed by the Speaker, while the Senate is headed by the President.
The Legislature is empowered to make new law, subject to the Governor of New Jersey (additional info and facts about Governor of New Jersey) 's power to veto (A vote that blocks a decision) a bill.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/n/ne/new_jersey_legislature.htm   (482 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is bounded on the north by New York State, on the east by the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by Delaware Bay, and on the west by the Delaware River.
The possession of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and adjacent lands was subsequently claimed by the Dutch and Swedes.
In 1738 New Jersey petitioned for a distinct administration, and Lewis Morris was appointed governor.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10790a.htm   (4866 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/New Jersey Legislature
The Legislature of New Jersey is the U.S. state of New Jersey's legislative branch, seated at the state's capital, Trenton.
The Legislature is bicameral, consisting of two houses: the New Jersey General Assembly and the New Jersey Senate.
The General Assembly is the "lower house" of the Legislature.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/New_Jersey_Legislature   (447 words)

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The New Jersey statute does not violate the Establishment Clause A. The New Jersey statute has a valid primary purpose B. The statute does not have the impermissible effect of advancing or inhibiting religion, or of creating an entanglement between church and state Conclusion QUESTIONS PRESENTED 1.
In December 1982, the New Jersey legislature enacted a statute providing for a moment of silence at the opening of the day in each of the State's public schools.
The generalized purpose of such statutes is to assist institutions which foster the culture and values of the people, a project in which churches at periods in history have often played a dominant, perhaps a unique role.
www.usdoj.gov /osg/briefs/1986/sg860121.txt   (9171 words)

 Assembly Speaker Albio Sires   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
New York State residents was repealed by the Governor and Legislature of New York in 1999.
New Jersey residents contribute to the economy of New York City by commuting to their place of employment in New York City.
New York City wage tax on New Jersey residents who commute to New York City would impair the commendable, overwhelming spirit of cooperation that New Jersey extended to New York City in its recovery efforts from the terrorist attacks.
www.politicsnj.com /sires092402.htm   (509 words)

 Legislative District 34 - Assembly
Older New Jersey residents want more choices in long-term care services, including assisted living opportunities and in-home care in order to maintain their independence and quality of life.
The bill passed by the New Jersey General Assembly in June 2002 and was signed into law by Governor James E. McGreevey in November of 2002.
New Jersey residents who lack adequate prescription drug coverage are forced to pay excessive prices for prescription drugs, greatly limiting their access to medically necessary treatments.
www.aarp.org /vg2002/nj/nj_legislative_district_34_-_assembly.html   (1244 words)

 Research Center
The New Jersey Mirror is available on microfilm from October 14, 1818 to March 5, 1947 at the Burlington County Library Headquarters in Westampton, and Burlington County College Library in Pemberton.
Analyzes New Jersey's history and current status providing a text of the constitution with a clause-by-clause commentary, a bibliography, a table of cases, and an index.
New Jersey Monthly is edited for educated, affluent residents of the Garden State.
research.bcls.lib.nj.us /result.phtml?topic=47   (1291 words)

 Realty Times: New Jersey Closer To New Megan's Law
The New Jersey legislature is working on a proposed Megan's Law that, if passed and signed into law, would make sex offender disclosure the specific obligation of law enforcement agencies -- and not real estate brokers.
Debate on the law is especially poignant in New Jersey, where 7-year-old Megan Kanka was killed by a sex offender living in the neighborhood --- sparking the national outcry for child protection.
The General Assembly's action came after passage of a state constitutional amendment in November approving the disclosure of the names and addresses of convicted sex offenders to the general public.
realtytimes.com /printrtpages/20001219_njrule.htm   (492 words)

 APP.COM - Speaker's town his pay-to-playground   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
If you want a no-bid town contract in West New York, it pays to have a friend in town hall, especially if that friend is Mayor Albio Sires, who is also the speaker of the New Jersey General Assembly.
In West New York, Sires is the king of pay-to-play, the practice of rewarding major campaign contributors with no-bid contracts, a Gannett New Jersey newspapers' investigation shows.
Since 2000, West New York, which has a commission form of government, has given more than $4.5 million in no-bid contracts to financial supporters of Sires' various campaigns and the local Democratic organization that he controls.
www.injersey.com /app/story/0,21625,942114,00.html   (2300 words)

 Assembly Democratic Homepage
This Web site is part of our ongoing effort to better serve the more than 8 million people who call New Jersey home.
At this site, you can keep abreast of the activities of the 47 members of the Assembly Democratic Caucus as we work to make New Jersey a better place in which to live, work and raise a family.
Since reclaiming majority status in January 2002, Assembly Democrats have worked hard to provide record levels of state aid and property tax relief to our communities.
www.assemblydems.com   (230 words)

 Abuse in New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
New Jersey can no longer hide behind the lies and deception and act like everything is going well with their most vulnerable of people in their group homes or institutions as yet another death has been confirmed.
Time to turn up the heat as the governor of New Jersey is putting his "spin" control people into full gear and they are tripping over each others stories whenever DAC inquires as to how the state is trying to remediate the problems with the most vulnerable of persons in the state.
New Jersey is working to remediate allegations of most appalling abuse, neglect and deaths at group homes, on transit and in so-called schools where chemical and physical restraints are used in conjunction with isolation for clients with diagnoses of mental retardation, traumatic brain injury, autism, and/or mental illness.
members.aol.com /dac4va/newjersey.htm   (13981 words)

 The New Jersey State House - Art - The Glory of New Jersey, Boehm Porcelain
The Friends of the State House, Inc. commissioned the Boehm Porcelain Studio to create this one-of-a-kind porcelain sculpture of New Jersey's state symbols which is on display in the Legislative Wing corridor.
The primeval red oak, signurturing a flock of twenty-one male and female goldfinches, nifying the strength, beauty and dignity of the state, stands rooted in the rich native soil, supporting and their number representing the counties of New Jersey.
Everywhere thirteen tint but self-reliant honeybees, representing the original colonies and New Jersey's original counties, gather sustenance and pollinate blooms in the perennial cycle of life.
www.njstatehouse.org /art_Glory.html   (374 words)

 New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission
Albert Burstein, a former Majority Leader of the New Jersey General Assembly, was appointed to the Commission in June, 2004.
A member of the American, New Jersey, and Bergen County Bar Associations, Commissioner Burstein is a partner in the Hackensack law firm of Herten, Burstein, Sheridan, Cevasco, Bottinelli, Litt, Toskos and Harz, L.L.C. While in the Assembly, Commissioner Burstein was the Chairman of the Assembly Education Committee from 1974-75 and again from 1980-81.
A former Chairman of the State Commission of Investigation Review Committee, Commissioner Burstein is Chairman of the New Jersey Law Revision Commission, former Chairman of the Bergen County IIB South District Ethics Committee, and former member of the New Jersey Law Journal Editorial Board.
www.elec.state.nj.us /aboutelec/commissioners/aburstein.html   (269 words)

 AAA Clubs of New Jersey Support Choice and Competition Bill
The Coalition supports The New Jersey Automobile Insurance Competition and Choice Act, which passed the State Senate.
The New Jersey General Assembly Banking and Insurance Committee is expected to consider the bill (S-63/A-2625) in May. The legislation has the backing of Governor James McGreevey and a bipartisan group of legislators in both houses.
The AAA Clubs of New Jersey - AAA North Jersey, New Jersey Automobile Club, AAA Mid-Atlantic and AAA South Jersey - provide automotive, travel, financial, insurance, legislative and educational services to 1.9 million members through 27 offices in the Garden State.
www.theautochannel.com /news/2003/04/30/160388.html   (354 words)

 Encyclopedia of New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Overseen by an editorial board composed of distinguished experts in a variety of fields and edited by two leading specialists in New Jersey history, the Encyclopedia of New Jersey is an indispensable resource for both the scholar and the general reader.
Marc Mappen is the executive director of the New Jersey Historical Commission and author of Jerseyana: The Underside of New Jersey History.
He enjoys exploring the changing landscape of New Jersey, and maintains a website of historical maps.
www.scc.rutgers.edu /njencyclopedia/entries.html   (407 words)

 New Jersey Resources
The Arc of New Jersey 985 Livingston Avenue North Brunswick, NJ 08902 732 / 246-2525 732 / 214-1834
The Arc of New Jersey is a statewide, independent, non-profit advocacy organization founded in 1947 by parents to help build a better life for people with mental retardation.
The Tourette Syndrome Association of New Jersey is a non-profit organization whose membership includes individuals with Tourette Syndrome, their families, friends, and interested professionals.
www.umdnj.edu /psyevnts/njhelps.html   (1138 words)

 New Jersey State Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The same color has been prescribed for the state flag of New York, where a law requires it to be displayed with the United States flag over the capital when the legislature is in session.
The Governor as commander-in-chief represents the State of New Jersey, and should have a prescribed headquarters flag, different from that used by infantry, cavalry or artillery.
Under Chapter 170, P.L., the official colors of New Jersey for use on the state flag and for other purposes were established by statute as buff and Jersey blue.
www.state.nj.us /njfacts/flag.htm   (359 words)

 LSNJ Press Releases - Judge Pressler and Assembly Speaker Sires Among Those to Receive Equal Justice Awards
She has been a member of the Supreme Court Committee on the Rules of Evidence, of which she is currently the vice chair, since 1982; and she is chair of the Supreme Court Committee on Civil Practice, on which she has served since 1965.
She is being honored both for her many years of legal assistance to the low-income clients of Northeast New Jersey Legal Services in Bergen County, in bankruptcy and consumer cases, and for the work she has done throughout her career in the areas of civil rights, consumer protection and special education.
He is honored for his outstanding pro bono work in bankruptcy cases of clients of Northeast New Jersey Legal Services in Bergen County, especially for accepting difficult cases when the need was most urgent and for providing valuable consultation to the program as well as clients.
www.lsnj.org /PressReleases/awards.htm   (1730 words)

 ipedia.com: Succasunna-Kenvil, New Jersey Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
United States Highway 46 and New Jersey State Highway 10 pass through the area.
The current Representative to the House of Representatives for the 11th Congressional District is Rodney P. Frelinghuysen (Republican).The Representative to the New Jersey Senate is Anthony R. Bucco (Republican).
The representative to the New Jersey General Assembly is Michael Patrick Carroll (Republican) and Richard A. Merkt (Republican)
www.ipedia.com /succasunna_kenvil__new_jersey.html   (548 words)

 Biography of New Jersey Voter Information :: Legislative Races 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Watson Coleman, a Certified Public Manager and graduate of New Jersey’s Thomas Edison State College, began her career as a field Representative for the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights and quickly rose through the ranks to become Chief of the Bureau of Housing and Public Accommodations.
In 1974, she established the first Office of Civil Rights, Contract Compliance and Affirmative Action, in the New Jersey Department of Transportation and remained the Director of that office for six years.
She currently serves as the Chair of the Assembly Appropriations Committee and is a member of the Assembly Budget Committee.
www.njvoterinfo.org /cb/watsoncol.html   (330 words)

 news2001_7_23   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The General Assembly of the State of New Jersey (US), adopted on 19th July 2001, a resolution by which it condemns the Turkish invasion and continuous occupation of Cyprus.
The resolution reads, inter alia, that 200.000 people were forcibly displaced from their homes and a large number of Cypriot people who were captured during the invasion including American citizens are still missing.
The New Jersey General Assembly emphasized the need for a solution to the Cyprus problem, after the 27 year deadlock, based on all relevant UN resolutions which will unite the island and its people and where all Cypriots will be able to live in conditions of peace, security and full enjoyment of human rights.
www.kypros.org /PIO/news/dailynews/news2001_7_23.htm   (414 words)

 AIArchitect, April 2001 - New Jersey General Assembly Committee Passes Interior Design Measure
On March 1, the New Jersey General Assembly Consumer Affairs and Regulated Professions Committee passed legislation to regulate the interior design industry.
Committee Chair Jeffrey Moran expressed concern at the hearing over the bill's lax educational criteria and agreed to approve the bill only with the understanding that the educational standard problems would be addressed prior to further action on the floor of the New Jersey General Assembly.
In related news, legislation to sunset the current Illinois interior design title act was held over in committee for further discussion.
www.aia.org /aiarchitect/thismonth/0401stories/0401njinteriordesign.htm   (226 words)

 NEW JERSEY CONSERVATION LAW CHANGES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I feel that his bill is needed to prevent future conservation grantors from being dissuaded from conserving their land, and to avoid subjecting those generous individuals who already have made important grants to litigation.
The Assembly Bill rests in the Assembly Judiciary Committee so I ask that you write the Chairman of the committee and the Speaker of the Assembly.
This bill, which the Senate Environment Committee and the Assembly Committee of Agriculture and Natural Resources recently unanimously passed was introduced and has been guided by Senator William Schluter and by Assemblyman Leonard Lance in the New Jersey as Assembly Bill A-3035.
www.gsenet.org /library/11gsn/2001/gs010424.1.html   (1046 words)

 Southern NJ Area 45
In their proceedings and actions they elect the Delegate to the General Service Conference and develop the Southern New Jersey A.A. voice to each other and to A.A. as a whole.
Southern New Jersey was formed as part of the first Conference and is scheduled to hold elections every odd year.
We cover the Southern half of New Jersey which is roughly from Trenton east to Barnegat Bay and everything south including Trenton, Princeton, Camden, Atlantic City, Cape May, Cherry Hill and Salem.
www.snjaa.org   (294 words)

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