New Jersey

March 20, 2019

MURPHY: AS OF NOW, VOTES NOT THERE FOR LEGALIZED POT

Governor Phil Murphy says there is still a ways to go before marijuana will be legal in New Jersey.  Lawmakers have a vote scheduled for Monday, but right now, there are not enough “yes” votes to get the measure approved.  Murphy says they are working the phones hard to get enough “yes” votes to legalize …

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March 19, 2019

NEW JERSEY TO CREATE TASK FORCE TO STUDY SELF-DRIVING AUTOMOBILES

Governor Phil Murphy has signed a new measure into law that will result in the creation of a task force to study how the state should regulate self-driving automobiles.  Lawmakers say they need to come up with a plan that will allow self-driving automobiles on the roadways while at the same time protecting the safety …

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March 19, 2019

ANIMALS PERISH IN SALEM COUNTY BARN FIRE

Some animals perished, and vehicles were damaged during a late night barn fire last night in Upper Pittsgrove Township, Salem County.  State Police say the fire does not appear to be suspicious in nature, and the cause is undetermined. The post ANIMALS...
March 18, 2019

SHOP WITH CASH? MERCHANTS IN NEW JERSEY MUST TAKE IT

Governor Phil Murphy has signed a bill into law that requires stores and restaurants in New Jersey to accept cash.  Some merchants only wanted to accept credit or another electronic payment, but no more.  New Jersey is only the second state to prevent ...