New Jersey

January 16, 2018

NJ HAS ITS FIRST EVER SIKH ATTORNEY GENERAL

Gurbir Grewal is the first-ever Sikh to hold the position of Attorney General in the Garden State.  Grewal took his oath of office on Tuesday, replacing Christopher Porrino.  Grewal is 44 years old and was raised in Bergen and Hudson counties. The post...
January 16, 2018

MURPHY SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER REQUIRING EQUAL PAY FOR WOMEN

One of Governor Phil Murphy’s first major acts as the leader of New Jersey is to sign an executive order that mandates equal pay for women.  Murphy held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to announce this new policy and signed the order to make...
January 16, 2018

MURPHY SWORN IN AS NEW GOVERNOR OF NEW JERSEY

Phil Murphy is the new governor of New Jersey.  Governor Murphy was sworn in to office on Tuesday and told the crowd gathered that he appreciates the two decades of public service provided by former governor Chris Christie.  Murphy lauded Christie&#821...
January 15, 2018

FIREARM ACCESSORY USED IN VEGAS SHOOTING NOW ILLEGAL IN NJ

Outgoing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a measure into law Monday that prohibits the sale or possession of so-called “bump stock” that is used for semiautomatic rifles.  Bump stock was used during last year’s massacre in La...