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Federal Tipoffs Involving New Jersey Newsletter for Sunday January 19, 2020 ( 5 items )  

BLS Issues Consumer Price Index, New York-Newark-Jersey City for December 2019
NEW YORK, Jan. 15 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics - New York-New Jersey Regional Information Office issued the following news release: * * * - Area prices up 0.1 percent over the month and 2.2 percent over the year * * * Prices in the New York-Newark-Jersey City area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), ticked up 0.1 percent for the second consecutive month in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Chief Regio  more

EPA Jumpstarts Cleaner Trucks Initiative
NEW YORK, Jan. 14 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release on Jan. 13: * * * - Agency seeks input on initiative for cleaner emission standards for heavy-duty trucks * * * At the Port of Elizabeth, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Pete Lopez outlined the concrete steps EPA is taking to advance the Cleaner Trucks Initiative (CTI). Joined by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the City of Newark and the NJ Motor Truck A  more

Man Arrested After TSA Stops Him From Bringing a Loaded Handgun Onto an Airplane at Newark Liberty International Airport
NEWARK, New Jersey, Jan. 17 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration issued the following news release: * * * - TSA nabs first gun of the year at Newark just two weeks into January * * * An Alabama man became the first individual caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a firearm at a Newark Liberty International Airport checkpoint this year. He was stopped with a .22 caliber handgun in his carry-on bag at a security checkpoint in   more

NAWCAD Lakehurst Improving Readiness, Sustainment Through Expanded Additive Manufacturing Facility
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, New Jersey, Jan. 14 -- The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command issued the following news release on Jan. 13: Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst is aiming to improve naval aviation readiness and sustainment through the growth of its advanced manufacturing capabilities, with the recent expansion of its Additive Manufacturing (AM) facility. The AM team at Lakehurst acquired three new machines for their facility in 2019 to increase production  more

NLRB Issues Decision on SERV Centers of New Jersey Southern Region
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- The National Labor Relations Board issued the following decision (Case Nos. 22-RC-250477 and 22-RC-250428) by Region 22 Director David E. Leach III: SERV CENTERS OF NEW JERSEY SOUTHERN REGION, Employer and AFSCME (AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES) NEW JERSEY COUNCIL 63, Petitioner DECISION AND DIRECTION OF ELECTION The Employer, SERV Centers of New Jersey, Southern Region, seeks to have this representation petition dismissed, on the basis t  more