New Jersey

March 27, 2018

MURPHY MAY NOT SIGN BILL THAT RELINQUISHES CONTROL OF COPS’ PENSION

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy may not sign a bill into law that would relinquish control of police and fire pensions to its members.  State lawmakers from Murphy’s party passed bills to support the transfer on Monday, but Murphy is unsure of th...
March 27, 2018

NJ PRIEST CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONTACT WITH TEEN

A newly ordained Roman Catholic priest has been charged with groping a 13 year old girl by reaching under her skirt and calling her “sexy”.  Rev. Marcin Nurek was indicted on criminal sexual contact and child endangerment charges in Morris ...
March 26, 2018

EQUAL PAY FOR WOMEN ABOUT TO BECOME LAW IN THE GARDEN STATE

A bill that would require and promote equal pay for women in the Garden State has cleared the Senate and Assembly, and now heads to the desk of Governor Phil Murphy.  The measure strengthens protections against employment discrimination and promotes eq...
March 26, 2018

JUNIOR FIREMAN FROM SOUTH JERSEY KILLED IN MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

A 17 year old high school student from Salem County was killed in a motor vehicle crash over the weekend.  State Police say high school student Timothy Crim of Upper Pittsgrove Township was killed during the accident.  Crim was a junior firefighter and...