New Jersey

June 27, 2018

STATE BEACHES ARE IN PRETTY GOOD SHAPE, DESPITE ROUGH SPRING

New Jersey’s beaches are in pretty good shape for the summer despite repeated nor’easters that chewed sand away from the coastline.  State officials held a press event on Wednesday and lauded the condition of the coastline.  Some communitie...
June 27, 2018

SAY WHAT? LAWMAKERS CONSIDER TAX ON SHORT TERM RENTALS

Some are calling this a blistering financial attack on the Jersey Shore.  Lawmakers are now considering new ways to generate money for the state budget, including taxes on short term rentals and increases taxes on expensive homes, both of which would impact the coastal region.  Voting sessions for Thursday have been called off, and voting …

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June 27, 2018

NO WINNERS IN MEGA MILLIONS; NEXT JACKPOT WORTH $232 MILLION

There were no winners in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions lottery drawing.  Lottery officials say the estimated top prize for the next drawing will be about $232 million.  There were Match 5 winners in both Maryland and California. The post NO WINNE...
June 26, 2018

NO LEGALIZED POT IN NEW JERSEY, FOR NOW

No legal pot in New Jersey, for now.  Lawmakers announced that the push to legalize marijuana in the Garden State will not happen before the state solves its budget crisis.  There appears to be support in Trenton for the expansion of medical marijuana ...