Essex County remembers 9/11

Essex County remembers 9/11

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Seventeen years after the terror attacks at the World Trade Center, Essex County residents gathered at Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange on Tuesday, Sept. 11, to commemorate the nearly 3,000 lives lost in 2001. With a foggy view of the New York City skyline, residents and elected officials read the […]

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office to host opioid community meeting

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office to host opioid community meeting

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, along with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office and health care professionals, will host a community meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 15, to discuss the effects of the opioid crisis in this area. The meeting, which will be held at the Glen Ridge Congregational Church, 195 Ridgewood Ave. […]

Grewal sues EPA over suspension of federal law on polluting trucks

Grewal sues EPA over suspension of federal law on polluting trucks

TRENTON, NJ — N.J. Attorney Gen. Gurbir S. Grewal sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on July 19 over its decision to suspend a rule limiting the production of super-polluting trucks known as “gliders,” according to a press release from Grewal’s office. Former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt ordered the suspension on July 5, his final […]

NJ joins other states to combat federal immigration agenda pressure

NJ joins other states to combat federal immigration agenda pressure

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Attorney Gen. Gurbir S. Grewal joined Attorneys General for New York and four other states on July 18 in suing the U.S. Justice Department over its decision to punish states that do not share the federal government’s civil immigration enforcement priorities by withholding federal law enforcement grant funding from those […]

State AG sues over federal cap on SALT deduction

State AG sues over federal cap on SALT deduction

TRENTON, NJ — Acting to protect New Jersey residents in the face of an unprecedented and harmful change to the federal tax code, N.J. Attorney Gen. Gurbir S. Grewal joined three other states on July 17 in suing the Trump Administration over its $10,000 cap on the federal tax deduction for state and local taxes, […]

County welcomes NJ attorney general to Ethics in Government seminar

NEWARK, NJ — On Thursday, May 31, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., center, and Essex County Inspector General Dominic Scaglione, fourth from left, hosted an Ethics in Government seminar featuring N.J. Attorney Gen. Gurbir S. Grewal, second from left. With them are Deputy Chief of Staff William Payne, left, and Chief of Staff Phil […]

County hosts Ethics in Government Seminar

County hosts Ethics in Government Seminar

NEWARK, NJ — On Thursday, Oct. 26, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., center, hosted an Ethics in Government Seminar featuring NJ Attorney Gen. Christopher Porrino, left and NJ Division of Criminal Justice Director Elie Honig, right. The presentation was attended by Essex County department and division directors, Constitutional officers, representatives of county agencies and […]