New Jersey

March 1, 2019

UH, OH: NEW JERSEY COULD BE $5 BILLION SHORT IN TAX REVENUES

Governor Murphy and legislators may have a huge problem on their hand.  The Daily Journal reports that tax revenues in the State are about $5 billion behind projections, which could lead towards a massive cut in services or bigger taxes on the wealthy....
February 28, 2019

DID YOU KNOW YOU CAN LEGALLY FACE CHAT AND DRIVE IN NEW JERSEY?

Technically, it is perfectly legal for you to Facetime or watch live streaming video while driving in New Jersey.  That is about to change.  Lawmakers in Trenton are attempting to close a loophole in the talking and texting driving laws in the Garden State.  A new proposed law would subject you to a $200 fine …

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February 28, 2019

POWERBALL JACKPOT ROLLS OVER, TOP PRIZE NOW $348 MILLION

No winners again last night in the multi state Powerball lottery drawing.  That pushes the estimated top prize for the next drawing on Saturday evening to $348 million.  The numbers drawn Wednesday night were 21, 31, 42, 49, 59, and the Powerball, 23. ...
February 27, 2019

PEDESTRIAN STRUCK AND KILLED BY PASSING CAR ON GARDEN STATE PARKWAY

A pedestrian who was walking in a travel lane on the Garden State Parkway was struck and killed by a passing vehicle.  NJ.com reports that the accident happened early this morning near milepost 81.7 in Toms River.  Police have not determined the reason...