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Innovative Cybersecurity Competition Opens to NJ High School and College Students

TRENTON, NJ — On February 19, Governor Philip D. Murphy encouraged young women in New Jersey’s high schools to take advantage of an opportunity to explore their aptitude for cybersecurity and computer science by trying to solve the challenges of the 2019 Girls Go CyberStart program. Previous knowledge and experience in information technology or cybersecurity are not needed to participate. A computer and internet connection are the only requirements to take part in this program, which comes at no cost for…
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PSE&G Becomes First Utility to Meet Department of Homeland Security Anti-Terrorism Standards

New Jersey Strong. com NEWS - (Aug. 20, 2018 ─ Newark, ) ─ PSE&G is the first public utility in the United States to obtain SAFETY Act liability protections from the Department of Homeland Security for the deployment of physical security measures that are designed to detect, deter and recover from acts of terrorism. The protections cover the PSEG Holistic Security Model, a customized anti-terrorism program that is designed to identify and reduce risks based on comprehensive planning processes and…
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New Jersey Celebrates National Night Out

Robbinsville, NJ: Attorney General Gurbir Grewal joined Mercer County Prosecutor's Office, Prosecutor Angelo Onofri (L),  and Robbinsville Township Police Department at Trenton's and Robbinsville National Night Out. It was a wonderful evening celebrated by all. #NationalNightOut Share More: ;hc_ref=ARSNjuQfjW8xwWn3gKU2qxyDKOJeMm-DUweM-kKQDPe5JCkw-WDiWYvgy71-3bs3F9A  
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INNOVATION – PRINCETON Governor Murphy Announces Tools to Spur Innovation and Growth of High-Tech Firms

WATCH Princeton Strong Video. PRINCETON, NJ – Story via Gov Office - Governor Phil Murphy today announced two important tools – the Incubator and Collaborative Workspace Rent Initiative (ICWRI) and a modernized Research and Development (R&D) tax credit –  to support new and established high-tech companies in growing the Garden State’s Innovation Economy. The Governor made the announcement during a visit to Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs. “Both of these initiatives will allow us to take full advantage of all New Jersey…
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Mental Health Addictions – Gambling: State Health Mental & Addiction Services Seeks to Expand Services.

Trenton, NJ: The goal of treatment for gambling disorder is to change unhealthy gambling behaviors, to help manage gambling urges, and to solve financial, work, and relationship problems that are caused by the addiction. Gambling may be classified into four categories: • Recreational Gambling (non-problem) • At Risk Gambling (moderate risk) • Problem Gambling (high risk) • Disordered Gambling (meets DSM 5 diagnostic criteria) Share More:     
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New Summer Initiative to Keep Shore Communities Protected

Trenton, NJ -  With the unofficial start of summer less than a week away, the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) has announced a new summer initiative designed to keep New Jersey’s residents safe this season. NJOHSP’s “Secure the Shore” Initiative is a specialized subsection of the State’s larger, year-round “See Something, Say Something” campaign that encourages the reporting of suspicious activity. Through suspicious activity awareness, reporting, and information-sharing, critical infrastructure owners and operators, law enforcement, and…
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New Brunswick to HUB New Center for Innovation and Research

Governor Phil Murphy announces the creation of “The Hub”, a new innovation and research center in New Brunswick, NJ on March 19, 2018. OIT/Governor's Office. New Brunswick, NJ:  - Governor Phil Murphy today outlined his vision for the Hub, a pivotal redevelopment site in downtown New Brunswick that will support New Jersey’s economic future as the state’s home for research and start-up incubation. The site, owned by the city of New Brunswick and being managed by DevCo, is approved for…
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INNOVATION – New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Receive Over $1.7 Million to Accelerate Public Safety Communications Technologies

New Brunswick, NJ: Former New Jersey Governor Tom Kean speaks during 2011 NJ Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness press conference. HAMILTON, NJ – The Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) $1,701,657 for research and development aimed at advancing broadband communications technologies for first responders. NJOHSP’s effort is a collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory. NIST reviewed 162 proposals from a diverse…
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Structural Integrity: Public Service Electric & Gas Elevates New Jersey Energy Strong

Five Years After Hurricane Sandy's New Jersey Strong Evacuation Failure, Mass Casualty, Catastrophic Destruction, Energy Failure, and Gas Generator Misuse Poisonings: Public Service Electric & Gas Corp Elevates New Jersey Energy Strong Infrastructure. OCTOBER 26, 2017 / JOHN LATKA, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT ELECTRIC & GAS OPERATIONS - PSE&G. Five Years After Sandy: How We’re Making New Jersey Energy Strong. Newark, NJ: Since Superstorm Sandy left millions of New Jerseyans without power five years ago, PSE&G has completed strategic infrastructure investments that, in the…
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NORTH EAST – PATRIOTS STRONG – Woody’s National Football League (NFL) Sunday TV BAN for Veterans Special Forces Fundraiser

Patriots Strong Defense – Watch Patriots Strong News Video Farmingdale, NJ: A TV ban / boycott of the National Football League also known as the “NFL”, an industrial sports paid entertainment media facilitator, is in effect at Woody’s Roadside Tavern in Monmouth County New Jersey. The strong insult to Veteran and American citizens by the NFL players workplace protest during the National Anthem at televised football games has broken relationships with lifelong followers. Watch News video of Americans celebrating during…
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New Jersey to OPT IN First Responder FirstNet Technology

First-of-its-Kind Solution Will Create Jobs, Spur Investment and Modernize Public Safety Communications across the State RESTON, Va., July 25, 2017 – The State of New Jersey is helping transform first responder communications in New Jersey by “opting in” to FirstNet. With his decision, FirstNet and AT&T will deliver a specialized wireless broadband network to New Jersey’s public safety community. This will make New Jersey one of the first states in the country to bring first responders advanced technologies that will help them save lives…
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Terrorism – Seaside Strong Hometown Security Initiative Exclusive

  WATCH EXCLUSIVE NEWS VIDEO:  from affiliate Seaside Strong - Seaside Park, NJ: The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the US Department of Homeland Security, in partnership with the Seaside Park Police Department and the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, hosts a Hometown Security Initiative to help businesses and their employees support the safety and security of the communities they serve.
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$88 MILLION CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION LOAN SPURS FLOOD RESILIENCY PROJECT FOR MCUA’S SAYREVILLE PUMP STATION INNOVATIVE STATE FUNDING PROGRAM ENABLES WORK TO PROCEED IN ADVANCE OF FEDERAL FUNDING FOR SUPERSTORM SANDY DISASTER RELIEF

TRENTON, NJ - The Christie Administration today announced that work  on a 1,700-foot flood wall and other measures to protect the Middlesex County Utilities Authority's Sayreville pump station from storm surge and flooding as a result of an $88 million low-interest bridge loan provided by the state. The New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust (NJEIT), working in partnership with the Department of Environmental Protection, awarded the loan to the MCUA as part of an overall effort to protect wastewater and drinking…
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