New Jersey

July 3, 2017

STATE SHUTDOWN CONTINUES MONDAY; MORE OFFICES CLOSED

New Jersey’s government shutdown continues Monday with more meetings planned and no end to the lockout in sight. Governor Christie has closed even more state offices including travel and tourism offices and courts. A special session of the New Jersey Legislature is being convened this morning in attempt to end the stalemate. ##
July 2, 2017

STATE SHUTDOWN ENTERS MONDAY, NO RESOLUTION IN SIGHT

No resolution is in sight for the shutdown of New Jersey’s government, as Monday begins the third day with no budget agreement. Senate President Steve Sweeney will meet with Robert Marino, CEO of Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey, on Monday in attempt to unlock the stalemate.
July 2, 2017

CHRISTIE ORDERS LAWMAKERS BACK TO TRENTON SUNDAY

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has seen enough, and he’s ordering state lawmakers back to Trenton on Sunday to solve the budget crisis. Christie has already ordered the shutdown of non-essential state services and now wants democrats to work towards a solution to the budget impasse. ##
July 2, 2017

BACK TO WORK MONDAY: WHAT’S OPEN, AND CLOSED IN SHUTDOWN

The state’s government shutdown entered its second day on Sunday, and residents are bracing themselves for what’s open, and closed, heading into a back to work Monday. All Motor Vehicle Commission offices and inspection stations are expected to remain closed, along with state-run beaches, parks, and many state offices. State courts will close, but municipal [...]