New Jersey

March 20, 2018

MURPHY COULD DECLARE STATE OF EMERGENCY THIS EVENING

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy could be calling for another State of Emergency on Tuesday evening.  Murphy says his administration is considering issuing the declaration in advance of the winter storm.  Murphy says utility companies have been ordered ...
March 18, 2018

NJDOT NOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA TO INTERACT WITH CUSTOMERS

New Jersey Transit is now on Facebook in order to more effectively communicate with its customers.  The transit agency has been widely criticized by Governor Phil Murphy who has included nearly a quarter billion dollars of additional revenue into the s...
March 16, 2018

THOUSANDS OF TEACHERS GO ON STRIKE TODAY IN JERSEY CITY

Nearly 4,000 educators did not show up for work Friday morning in Jersey City and instead picked up picket signs, and went on strike.  It’s the first teachers’ strike in Jersey City in nearly two decades.  Teachers have been working under a contract that expired in September, 2017 and have failed to reach any substantive …

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March 15, 2018

TOYS ‘R US CLOSURES WILL MEAN 1,600 JOBS GONE IN NEW JERSEY

The closure of the Toys ‘R Us chain will result in about 1,600 jobs lost in the Garden State alone.  The company has over 1,100 employees at its headquarters in northern New Jersey and another nearly 500 jobs at a distribution center.  These jobs lost do not include the employees who are being let go …

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