New Jersey

June 14, 2018

UNDERWAY: SPORTS BETTING IN EARNEST IN NEW JERSEY

About 1,000 people were ready to place their sports bets at Monmouth Park Thursday as sports betting got underway in the Garden State.  Atlantic City casinos are following suit as a way to reap new revenue.  Governor Murphy placed the first sports bet ...
June 14, 2018

SPORTS BETTING DAY HAS ARRIVED IN NEW JERSEY

Legalized sports betting day has arrived in the Garden State.  Monmouth Park and the Borgata are expected to be the first places where patrons can place legal bets on sports, starting this morning.  The Borgata in Atlantic City is expected to accept bets before lunchtime.  Sports betting is now law thanks to a decision by …

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June 13, 2018

MURPHY: MY TAX INCREASE PLANS ARE STICKING, NO MATTER WHAT

Governor Phil Murphy says he just won’t back down from his pledge to raise taxes by $1.5 billion in the new state budget.  Murphy says voters elected him for change, and tax hikes are part of the change.  The state needs a budget in under three w...
June 13, 2018

GOVERNOR SIGNS NEW GUN LEGISLATION INTO LAW

Governor Murphy has signed new gun legislation into law.  Wednesday’s bill signings include the requirement for background checks for private gun sales.  A National Instant Criminal Background Check will now be part of the private gun sale proces...