New Jersey

January 5, 2018

LAWMAKERS LINE UP TO BASH PRESIDENT’S PLAN FOR OFFSHORE DRILLING

Governor-elect Phil Murphy and other federal and state lawmakers held a press conference Friday to denounce the Trump Administration’s plan to conduct offshore drilling off the coast of New Jersey.  Senator Robert Menendez says he’s “hot as hell” over the plan.  Lawmakers believe the plan creates an unnecessary environmental risk, and an accident could devastate [...]

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January 4, 2018

FORMER NJ GOVENROR BRENDAN BYRNE PASSES AWAY, 93

New Jersey is mourning the loss of one of its elder statesmen.  Former Governor Brendan Byrne died on Thursday at the age of 93.  Byrne served two terms as governor, and also served in World War II and an inductee into the New Jersey Hall of Fame.  Gov...
January 4, 2018

PRESIDENT TRUMP MAY DRILL FOR OIL OFF THE JERSEY SHORE

Offshore drilling for oil is a real possibility off the New Jersey shore.  President Trump has proposed opening up the Jersey Shore and other areas to drilling for oil during a five year plan that would begin in 2019.  Nine areas off the Atlantic Coast could be prime locations for drilling.  Local tourism experts cringe [...]

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January 4, 2018

NO WINNERS IN POWERBALL, JACKPOT SWELLS TO $550 MILLION

When the roads are clear of snow, you may want to grab a Powerball ticket.  There were no winners in Wednesday night’s drawing, which pushes the estimated jackpot to $550 million.  Two tickets sold in New Jersey for last night’s drawing are...