New Jersey

May 7, 2019

POLICE UNITY TOUR TO LEAVE NEW JERSEY THIS FRIDAY

The annual Police Unity Tour bicycle event will leave New Jersey this Friday for its eventual destination of Washington, DC on Sunday.  The tour raises money for the National Law Enforcement Memorial which remembers those police officers who lost their...
May 7, 2019

GOVERNOR SIGNS NEW DOMESTIC PET PROTECTION LAWS

Governor Phil Murphy has signed new legislation designed to better protect domestic animals in the Garden State.  The new laws make it easier for law enforcement officers to rescue animals whose lives are in danger.  Supporting the bills were local ass...
May 7, 2019

SWEENEY: GOVERNOR WILL NOT TAKE MONEY FROM NEEDY FIREFIGHTERS

Senate President Steve Sweeney today pledged that Governor Murphy’s plan to remove $33 million from a program designed to help firefighters and their families in need will not be part of the new State budget.  There’s been a huge pushback on Murphy’s plan, and Sweeney today pledged it will not be part of any budget …

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May 7, 2019

MURPHY: GIVE ME MILLIONAIRES TAX, I’LL GIVE YOU TAX RELIEF

Governor Phil Murphy is promising another quarter billion dollars in property tax relief, but only if his millionaires’ tax is approved in Trenton.  Murphy says the state saw a windfall in tax revenues and he can provide the tax relief but only i...