New Jersey

May 8, 2018

93 PEOPLE SHOT IN NEW JERSEY IN APRIL

93 people were shot in New Jersey during the month of April.  Governor Phil Murphy announced the numbers as the State attempts to keep better track of the shootings, and where the illegal guns come from.  Murphy says the State will “name and sham...
May 7, 2018

REPORT: LEGISLATURE TO HOLD HEARINGS REGARDING TEACHERS’ VIDEO

Senate President Steve Sweeney has confirmed that special legislative hearings are being held to discuss videos that show leaders of the state’s top teachers’ union talking about protecting teachers accused of accusing students.  Sweeney told NJ Advance Media that he asked for special meetings of the Senate education and labor committees to convene immediately to …

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May 6, 2018

SUPER POOPER SUSPENDED WITH PAY UNTIL END OF SCHOOL YEAR

Kenilworth School Superintendent Thomas Trmaglini has been suspended with pay until the end of the school year.  The school board met over the weekend and decided to buy some more time to consider if Tramaglini should remain on the job.  He’s been charged with repeatedly defecating on a school track operated by the Holmdel School …

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May 6, 2018

BATTLE BREWS IN TRENTON OVER HOMESTEAD REBATE REDUCTIONS

The Speaker of the New Jersey Assembly is warning Governor Phil Murphy that he cannot cut the Homestead Rebate program.  Craig Coughlin tweeted over the weekend that Murphy cannot simply slice in half the amount of assistance given to property owners. ...