New Jersey

August 30, 2018

NEW JERSEY MAY INVESTIGATE CLERGY MUCH LIKE PENNSYLVANIA

New Jersey needs to think about an investigation of the Catholic church clergy in the same fashion as Pennsylvania.  That’s the opinion of longtime democratic State Senator Joseph Vitale who is urging for support on this investigation.  Vitale says he will renew his effort to dump the two year statute of limitations on sexual assault …

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August 28, 2018

STATE TO DISCUSS HOW TO HANDLE POT CASES ON WEDNESDAY

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal will host a conference call with municipal prosecutors on Wednesday to provide guidance on how to prosecute marijuana offenses.  This is seen as the next step as democrats in Trenton push for a measure to legal...
August 27, 2018

REFERENDUM QUESTION LOOMS IN NOVEMBER OVER SCHOOL FUNDING ISSUE

A referendum question will be placed on the November ballot that will ask voters if the State should borrow a half billion dollars to pay for public school projects.  The funding would largely pay for extra security, better water service, and expanding county college programs.  Governor Murphy balked at the State spending the money and …

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August 27, 2018

GOVERNOR VETOES PLASTIC BAG BILL, ORDERS LAWMAKERS TO TRY AGAIN

Governor Phil Murphy has vetoed a bill that would have resulted in a tax on single use plastic bags in New Jersey.  Murphy vetoed the bill on Monday and directed lawmakers to come up with better legislation.  Murphy was criticized for supporting the bill as a money grab rather than a way to improve the …

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