TRENTON, N.J.-The ProAct Prescription Discount Card program that Mercer County launched in early 2013 has been used by residents to fill nearly 11,000 prescriptions, with a collective savings of more than $500,000, according to ProAct. The program benefits individuals who are uninsured or underinsured by providing financial relief at participating pharmacies.
TRENTON, N.J.-The Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure has completed the replacement of the bridge on Millstone Road over Millstone River in East Windsor Township. Work began on this project November 11, 2013.
TRENTON, N.J.-County Executive Brian M. Hughes' effort to curtail the over-reliance on single-use plastic shopping bags was backed by the Board of Chosen Freeholders on Aug. 14, 2014, when it approved a joint resolution that will ask voters whether they would support a 5-cent fee for each plastic bag provided to grocery store customers in Mercer County.
TRENTON, N.J.-The Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure will commence replacement of the bridge on North Olden Avenue Extension over West Branch of Shabakunk Creek in Ewing Township on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. This project is to be completed in 125 calendar days, weather permitting.
LAWRENCE, N.J.-Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and other dignitaries today held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting to launch a new countywide communications system that had been in the works for a decade.
TRENTON -- Nabria Allen, 20, a law and criminal justice major at Rowan University, is among the more than 70 teens and young adults who have taken advantage of an innovative summer employment transportation program created by County Executive Brian M. Hughes. Now marking her fifth year as a seasonal employee at the Six Flags Great Adventure amusement park in Jackson, Ms. Allen, of Trenton, states that without the transportation service, getting to her job at Six Flags would be difficult if not impossible.
TRENTON, N.J.- Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes has been elected to a two-year term as First Vice President of the County Executives of America (CEA), a national, non-partisan organization representing chief elected county officials across the United States.
TRENTON, N.J. - The Mercer County Police Academy is priming for its largest class of recruits since its inception in 2006 as the City of Trenton prepares to beef up its Police Department thinned by budget cuts, and other Mercer municipalities aim to fill vacancies from retirements and attrition, County Executive Brian M. Hughes announced today.
TRENTON - Since launching in April, more than 500 potential Amazon employees have taken advantage of the daily information sessions sponsored by Mercer County at the Mercer County One-Stop Career Center, County Executive Brian M. Hughes reported. The mega warehouse, slated to open later this month, may have met its initial hiring goal, Hughes added, but the One-Stop Career Center continues to welcome job seekers who believe a position with Amazon might be the right fit and that Amazon is still seeking candidates.
TRENTON -- Mercer County learned today that the DOT/FAA appropriations legislation for FY 2015 was approved by the full Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday, and includes a total of $149 million in dedicated funding for the FAA contract tower program, including the air traffic control tower at Trenton-Mercer Airport.
TRENTON, N.J.-Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes reminds veterans of the importance of being able to access their discharge documents, which are needed to secure burial and other veteran benefits.