New Jersey

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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August 27, 2018

NJ MAN SHOT IN GAMING TOURNAMENT UNDERGOES SURGERY

A Middletown, New Jersey man was among those who were shot during a video game tournament in Jacksonville, FL on Sunday.  George Amadeo was shot in the ankle when a gunman who participated in the tournament opened fire.  Amadeo was expected to undergo ...
August 25, 2018

NARCAN SUPPLIES NOW MANDATORY IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

It is now a requirement for your public school to have a supply of Narcan in the building in the event anyone suffers an opioid overdose.  Governor Murphy signed a bill into law just before the weekend that requires the storage of the antidote or anoth...