New Jersey

June 29, 2017

DEMOCRATS FAIL IN BUDGET VOTE, STATE SHUTDOWN POSSIBLE

Democrats in the New Jersey Assembly have failed on their first attempt to get a budget approved before Friday’s deadline. The budget needed 41 “yes” votes, and received only 24. 35 members of the Assembly didn’t even bother to vote on the democrats’ plan. ##
June 29, 2017

CAN NOW BUY AND USE SPARKLERS IN TIME FOR JULY 4TH

You can now buy and use sparklers, and other small novelty items, for your July 4th celebration. Governor Christie signed a bill into law that takes effect immediately that permits the sale of the small sparklers as long as the buyer is at least 16 ye...
June 28, 2017

SEVERAL BUSTED FOR WELFARE FRAUD IN BEACH TOWN OF LAKEWOOD

Seven married couples have been arrested in Lakewood, charged with welfare fraud. Among the couples who have been rounded up this week…Rabbi Zalman Sorotzkin and his wife, Tzipporah. Their attorney says the couple will plead not guilty. ##
June 28, 2017

HOLIDAY GAS PRICES? VERY, VERY LOW FOR JULY 4TH AT THE SHORE

For the first time this century, gasoline prices will be lower during the July 4th weekend then they are on January 1st, when gas prices traditionally bottom out. Experts say the average price of a gallon of gas in New Jersey is $2.29, which is much lower than in prior years during the peak summer [...]