New Jersey

June 4, 2018

PRIMARY ELECTION DAY ARRIVES TUESDAY IN New Jersey

Tuesday is primary Election Day in New Jersey.  All eyes locally will be on the republican and democratic nominations for Congress as incumbent Frank LoBiondo has bowed out of the election this year.  There is also a contested race for two nominations for the Republican Party in Upper Township.  Polls open Tuesday at 6am, and …

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June 4, 2018

LAWMAKERS TO CONSIDER A BILL TO BAN BEACH SMOKING

Lawmakers in Trenton are poised to vote on a bill that would prohibit smoking on any beach in New Jersey.  Committees will meet on the measure that would allow only 15 percent or less of the beach to be designated for smoking.  Violators would face fines starting at $250.  There’s no language in the bill …

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June 3, 2018

ALL SPENDING, NEW HIRING IS FROZEN IN STATE GOVERNMENT

All spending and new hirings have been frozen in state government.  The move was made over the weekend by Governor Murphy in anticipation of another government shutdown at the end of the month.  The move was made so spending from one part of the budget...
June 1, 2018

GOVERNOR: GET READY FOR ANOTHER STATE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

It wouldn’t be a summer in New Jersey without a government shutdown due to a budget impasse.  Governor Phil Murphy alerted state agencies before the weekend that they should prepare for a potential government shutdown on July 1st unless a budget ...