New Jersey

June 12, 2019

TAX BREAK CREATED BY NEW JERSEY REJECTED BY TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

President Trump has flat out rejected any attempt by New Jersey to go around caps on state and federal tax deductions.  His administration offered a directive that New Jersey’s plan is not being accepted.  It was so difficult to implement and con...
June 11, 2019

MURDER-SUICIDE REPORTED IN JERSEY SHORE COMMUNITY OF BRICK

Police in Brick are investigating a murder-suicide.  NJ.com reports that a 79 year old man shot his 80 year old wife to death, and then turned the gun on himself.  The killings occurred this morning.  Police have not released the names of those involve...
June 11, 2019

MURPHY SIGNS BILL PROVIDING PANIC BUTTONS TO HOTEL STAFF

Hotels that offer more than 100 rooms will now be obligated to provide so-called “panic buttons” to staff members to help report an immediate problem, including sexual assault.  The measure passed unanimously in both the New Jersey Senate a...
June 10, 2019

LAWMAKERS PULL BILL IN TRENTON THAT WOULD HAVE EXPANDED MEDICAL POT

New Jersey lawmakers pulled a bill from a vote on Monday that would have greatly expanded the medical marijuana program.  The bill faced certain rejection by Governor Phil Murphy, so it was cancelled.  Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin told reporters that he will take a look at amendments offered by the Governor to see if an …

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