Senator Diane Allen named ‘Legislator of the Year’ by New Jersey Conference of Mayors

Senator Diane Allen (R-Burlington) was named “Legislator of the Year” by the New Jersey Conference of Mayors. Senator Allen received the annual award at the organization’s 51st annual Spring Conference in Atlantic City.

Tabernacle Township Committee votes to dissolve Tabernacle Fire District

The Tabernacle Township Committee unanimously voted to dissolve the Tabernacle Fire District at its April 28 meeting, marking the beginning of the end of a process that began in late November when a resident presented a petition to do so.

2014 budget could mean a community center for Tabernacle Township residents

Tabernacle Township has $850,000 budgeted for capital expenses in 2014, and with that, much of the committee’s April 14 workshop meeting was spent discussing the best way to spend it.

U.S. Rep. Jon Runyan will hone golf swing during Alzheimer’s Association’s 14th Annual Golf Classic

U.S. Rep. Jon Runyan will hone his golf swing during the Alzheimer’s Association’s 14th Annual Golf Classic May 5, and supporters of the fight against the nation’s sixth leading killer can join him on the links. This year’s tournament will be held at Trump National Golf Course-Philadelphia in Pine Hill, N.J.

Mt. Laurel Council adopts municipal budget with tax cut for average homeowner

Mt. Laurel Council adopted the 2014 municipal budget at last week’s meeting, but not before a lengthy discussion about the township’s open space tax.

Medford Township municipal budget approved with no tax increase

The Medford Township municipal budget was adopted at last week’s council meeting with no tax increase.

Assemblywoman Maria Rodriguez-Gregg takes part in overnight sleep-out for homeless youth

Assemblywoman Maria Rodriguez-Gregg did more than talk about the issue of homeless youth on April 11. The Republican assemblywoman, who represents Burlington, Atlantic and Camden counties, took part in an overnight sleep-out in order to draw attention to a social problem that exists across the country. Rodriguez-Gregg helped raise $2,000 in the sleep-out event.

Cherry Hill to apply for three county open space grants

Cherry Hill Township is moving forward with applications for county open space grants to help fund three maintenance projects.

Assembly Republican Christopher J. Brown offers statement on proposed budget

Assembly Republican Christopher J. Brown, a member of the Assembly Budget Committee, issued the a statement after David J. Rosen from the Office of Legislative Services delivered testimony about the proposed FY 2015 budget.

Moorestown Council candidate wrap-up

Though elections are not until November, with the arrival of this spring season brings new political opportunity to Moorestown, in the form of fresh candidates running for Moorestown Town Council.