New Jersey

July 1, 2018

BUDGET DEAL MEANS NO INCREASE IN SALES TAX IN NJ

The new budget agreement in New Jersey means the sales tax will not be going up.  The new budget calls for the sales tax to remain the same, at 6.625 percent.  Governor Murphy had wanted the sales tax to elevate to seven percent. The post BUDGET DEAL M...
June 29, 2018

FRIDAY EVENING: DEMS, MURPHY CAN’T AGREE ON A BUDGET

There’s still no budget deal in New Jersey as of Friday evening.  Democrats and Governor Phil Murphy met throughout the day but Murphy rejected all compromise agreements.  Senate President Steve Sweeney says “sometimes people don’t kn...
June 29, 2018

TIME TO REBOOT: COMCAST SUFFERS MAJOR INTERNET, TV OUTAGE

Comcast suffered a major television and internet outage issue that affected thousands of New Jerseyans on Friday, including those in our region.  A major outage affected portions of the country that made the internet work only now and then, and only a few television channels to operate.  Some of the service was restored as of …

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June 29, 2018

PRESIDENT TO SPEND WEEKEND IN THE GARDEN STATE

President Trump will be spending the weekend at his Bedminster Golf Club in northern New Jersey.  Trump and the First Lady are expected to arrive at an airport in Morristown today and for the first time this year spend the weekend at the resort. The po...