New Jersey

March 13, 2018

MURPHY’S BUDGET PUTS NEARLY A QUARTER BILLION DOLLARS INTO TRANSIT

Governor Phil Murphy’s first state budget puts $242 million in additional funding into New Jersey Transit.  Murphy outlined the increase to NJT during his first budget address on Tuesday.  Funding for the transportation agency will be tripled. Th...
March 13, 2018

FIRST SENATE POLL: MENENDEZ COMFORTABLE LEAD OVER HUGIN

Despite federal corruption charges and a resulting trial, United States Senator Robert Menendez leads his republican opponent Bob Hugin by 17 points in the first poll of the political season.  Menendez had 49 percent among voters in the Garden State; o...
March 13, 2018

DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKER INTRODUCES PLAN FOR MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES

A democratic lawmaker from northern New Jersey has unveiled a new plan that would result in legalized marijuana dispensaries throughout the state and give you the permission to grow some pot at home.  Reed Gusciora introduced  a bill that essentially results in the legalization of recreational pot in New Jersey.  The bill also creates a …

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March 12, 2018

GOVERNOR MURPHY TO UNVEIL HIS FIRST BUDGET ON TUESDAY

Governor Phil Murphy will unveil his first state budget on Tuesday.  Murphy told reporters that there will be a major statement in the budget about the future of New Jersey Transit, which he has referred to as a national disgrace.  If new funding is provided to New Jersey Transit, higher fares are likely coming soon …

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