New Jersey

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...
May 14, 2019

REPORT: NEW JERSEY COULD BE GETTING A HALF BILLION DOLLAR WINDFALL

New Jersey could be getting a windfall of additional tax revenues totaling $533 million.  NJ. com reports that the the tax revenue is coming in; Governor Phil Murphy may put some of the money aside in a “rainy day fund”, a practice the Gard...
May 13, 2019

LOOKS LIKE LEGALIZATION OF POT IN NEW JERSEY WON’T HAPPEN THIS YEAR

It’s looking very unlikely that the legalization of marijuana in New Jersey will happen this year.  New Jersey will expand the availability of medicinal marijuana in the coming weeks, but recreational pot seems unlikely in 2019.  There’s no...
May 13, 2019

STATE TO DISCUSS CLINGING JELLYFISH ISSUE IN BACK BAYS ON TUESDAY

State environmental officials are expected to discuss New Jersey’s ocean water quality testing program during a media event on Tuesday.  Apparently clinging jellyfish in the bay waters is a thing, and the jellyfish will also be discussed as well....