New Jersey

February 15, 2018

SPORTS AND EXHIBITION AUTHORITY GETS PRIETO AS NEW LEADER

Former New Jersey Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto will quit the state legislature in order to take a very lucrative job heading up the New Jersey Sports and Exhibition Authority.  Prieto will make a whopping $280,000 salary as head of the organization....
February 15, 2018

STATE RETURNING TRAINS TO SERVICE TO HELP WITH DELAYS

Governor Phil Murphy announced plans on Thursday to add 20 additional passenger rail cars to help alleviate many delays associated with New Jersey Transit train service.  Murphy has called for an overhaul of NJT, calling it a “national disgrace&#...
February 15, 2018

ASSEMBLY PASSES LEGISLATION TO DISCOURAGE OFFSHORE DRILLING

The New Jersey Assembly approved new legislation that attempts to block the offshore harvesting of oil and gas.  Local lawmakers say this practice would cause problems for the environment and tourism economy.  The measure now heads to the Senate for fu...
February 15, 2018

J.C. PENNEY TO CLOSE EIGHT MORE STORES, INCLUDING ONE IN NJ

J.C. Penny announced Thursday that it will close eight additional stores in 2018, including one in New Jersey.  The retail store located in Paramus is one of the eight stores scheduled to close.  The closures will result in about 480 jobs being elimina...