New Jersey

May 17, 2018

UPDATE: TWO DEAD RESULTING FROM SCHOOL BUS CRASH IN NORTH JERSEY

One student and one adult are confirmed dead as a result of a horrific accident involving a school bus and a truck in northern New Jersey.  Officials say fifth graders on the bus were sent to an area hospital for treatment.  Governor Murphy arrived at ...
May 17, 2018

NO WINNERS IN POWERBALL, JACKPOT CLIMBS PAST $300 MILLION

The Powerball lottery jackpot for Saturday night will be worth an estimated $306 million.  There were no winners in Wednesday night’s Powerball jackpot, which makes it even larger for the next drawing.  No one matched all five numbers to claim a ...
May 17, 2018

GOVERNOR EARNING GOOD MARKS, ACCORDING TO NEW POLL

A new poll gives Governor Phil Murphy a 46 percent approval rating, and a 29 percent disapproval rating.  The new Rutgers Eagleton Poll released Thursday also shows that 40 percent of state residents have no opinion, or haven’t even heard anythin...
May 16, 2018

LOCAL TOWNS HAVE TO SATISFY OPEN RECORDS REQUESTS FROM OUT OF STATE

Local governments have to satisfy open public records requests, even from individuals who don’t live in New Jersey.  An appellate court overturned a lower court ruling and decided that even non-state residents must provide written public records to people who don’t live here.  The New Jersey Legislature created the Open Public Records Act but also …

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