New Jersey

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...
May 7, 2019

NORTH JERSEY MAN ARRESTED FOR URINATING ON POLICE VEHICLE

A 22 year old West Orange man has been arrested after he was videotaped urinating on a marked police vehicle outside of a movie theater over the weekend.  Tauqeer Boyd was arrested less than 24 hours after the incident.  Police in the city say they wil...
May 6, 2019

SEN. BOOKER PROPOSES STRINGENT REGULATIONS TO GET A GUN LICENSE

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker is now proposing stricter laws when it comes to obtaining a firearms license.  Booker announced today that he would like a new program that would require an applicant to pass a safety course, have a background check, and obtain a license before owning a weapon.  Booker says it’s time to …

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