New Jersey

February 6, 2018

LAWMAKERS GIVE INITIAL APPROVALS TO PENSION FUND FOR COPS, FIREFIGHTERS

Lawmakers in Trenton have given initial approvals to a new bill that would allow police and firefighters to spin off their pension fund to be administered by a special panel.  The current fund has $27 billion in assets; union leaders say they can do a better job managing the money than is being done by …

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February 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES SUPER BOWL PARADE LIKELY TO BE HELD THURSDAY

The Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl parade will likely be held on Thursday.  Mayor James Kenney announced Monday morning that Thursday appears to be the day for the parade, and more details will be released Monday and Tuesday.  The city continues to cle...
February 3, 2018

MURPHY SIGNS MEASURE TO PROMOTE OFFSHORE WIND POWER

Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order that directs the State to implement the Offshore Wind Economic Development Act.  Murphy says it’s time for the State to take action on offshore wind power.  His order now allows the State Board o...
February 2, 2018

CLOSED FOR BUSINESS: OYSTER CREEK NUKE PLANT TO SHUT DOWN THIS YEAR

A 49-year run for the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant in New Jersey is coming to an end.  Officials announced Friday that the plant will close its doors for good in October.  The plant is located in Forked River. The post CLOSED FOR BUSINESS: OYSTER ...