New Jersey

May 15, 2019

SNUFFED OUT: NO RECREATIONAL POT THIS YEAR, OR NEXT

Legal recreational marijuana is not coming to New Jersey anytime soon.  Senate President Steve Sweeney said today there are not enough votes to legalize pot; instead, a referendum question will be placed before voters in the November, 2020 election.  I...
May 15, 2019

NO WINNERS IN MEGA MILLIONS, JACKPOT GROWS TO $339 MILLION

A third of a billion dollars..that will be the estimated jackpot in Friday night’s Mega Millions lottery drawing.  There were no winners in Tuesday night’s drawing, wish pushes the top prize to about $339 million for Friday. The post NO WIN...
May 14, 2019

NEW JERSEY MAY SAVE $100 MILLION ON NEW LOTTERY MANAGEMENT DEAL

New Jersey could save up to $100 million on a new deal for the company that manages the state lottery system.  The Murphy administration renegotiated a deal with Northstar New Jersey in order for the state to receive more money from lottery ticket sale...
May 14, 2019

REPORT: NEW JERSEY COULD BE GETTING A HALF BILLION DOLLAR WINDFALL

New Jersey could be getting a windfall of additional tax revenues totaling $533 million.  NJ. com reports that the the tax revenue is coming in; Governor Phil Murphy may put some of the money aside in a “rainy day fund”, a practice the Gard...