New Jersey

May 15, 2019

SWEENEY TO INTRODUCE BILL TO CONTROL PUBLIC HEALTH CARE, PENSION COSTS

Senate President Steve Sweeney will hold a press conference Thursday to announce a new package of bills designed to control the amount of money the State spends on health care and pension costs.  Sweeney says if the bills are approved by the Legislature, New Jersey will likely be able to avoid the so-called “millionaire’s tax” …

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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...