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DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKER INTRODUCES PLAN FOR MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES

A democratic lawmaker from northern New Jersey has unveiled a new plan that would result in legalized marijuana dispensaries throughout the state and give you the permission to grow some pot at home.  Reed Gusciora introduced  a bill that essentially results in the legalization of recreational pot in New Jersey.  The bill also creates a …

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GOVERNOR MURPHY TO UNVEIL HIS FIRST BUDGET ON TUESDAY

Governor Phil Murphy will unveil his first state budget on Tuesday.  Murphy told reporters that there will be a major statement in the budget about the future of New Jersey Transit, which he has referred to as a national disgrace.  If new funding is provided to New Jersey Transit, higher fares are likely coming soon …

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SWEENEY: NO INTEREST IN DECRIMINALIZING MARIJUANA

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says he is not interested in advancing any bill that would decriminalize marijuana.  Sweeney says any bill to do so will not be advanced, and says it’s basically legalizing something that’s currentl...

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MAN DRIVES AROUND BARRICADE, OVER LIVE WIRE, IS KILLED

A New Jersey man drove around a road barricade and came in contact with a live downed utility wire, and was killed.  The discovery was made Thursday morning in Franklin Lakes when authorities found the burned out vehicle with the driver inside.  Police don’t know if the man drove onto the live wire, or if …

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MURPHY: I DON’T BLAME PEOPLE FOR BEING MAD OVER POWER OUTAGES

Governor Phil Murphy said Thursday he sides with state residents who are extremely frustrated over the lack of power restoration from two recent nor’easters.  Murphy promised to look into the slow delays associated with power restoration following this latest storm.  On Thursday, nearly a quarter of a million residents in New Jersey were still without …

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STATE OFFICES OPENING TWO HOURS LATE ON THURSDAY

State offices will be opening two hours late on Thursday.  Governor Murphy announced last night that the offices will be opening late in order to provide for snow removal in impacted communities.  Yesterday’s storm resulted in well over a quarter of a million power outages and put more than a foot of snow on northern …

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