New Jersey

March 14, 2018

NO WINNER IN MEGA MILLIONS, JACKPOT TO BE 8TH HIGHEST IN HISTORY

The Mega Millions lottery jackpot will now swell to an estimated $345 million courtesy of no one hitting on all of the numbers Tuesday night.  This will be the eighth largest Mega Millions lottery drawing in its history.  If you win Friday night and you want the cash option, you’ll put $205 million in your …

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March 13, 2018

MURPHY PRESENTS NEW BUDGET, HIGHER SPENDING, HIGHER TAXES

To no one’s surprise, higher spending and higher taxes are all part of Governor Phil Murphy’s new state budget.  The $37.4 billion budget is a whopping $2.7 billion higher than last year’s budget and calls for a one percent increase in the sales tax, putting that tax back to seven percent.  He also wants higher …

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March 13, 2018

GOVERNOR WANTS LEGAL WEED BY THIS TIME NEXT YEAR

Potheads, rejoice..Governor Phil Murphy wants legal marijuana sales in the Garden State by the end of this year.  Murphy has included $60 million in tax revenue from the legal sale of marijuana in this year’s state budget.  Murphy says he’s...
March 13, 2018

MURPHY’S BUDGET PUTS NEARLY A QUARTER BILLION DOLLARS INTO TRANSIT

Governor Phil Murphy’s first state budget puts $242 million in additional funding into New Jersey Transit.  Murphy outlined the increase to NJT during his first budget address on Tuesday.  Funding for the transportation agency will be tripled. Th...