New Jersey

June 28, 2017

TIME RUNNING OUT FOR NJ TO APPROVE NEW BUDGET

Time is running out in Trenton for lawmakers to present Governor Christie with a new budget. A new spending plan must be signed into law by midnight Friday or a state government shutdown could occur. The last time it happened? 2006, when the shutdow...
June 27, 2017

STATE TO HAVE TWO-DAY GUN BUYBACK PROGRAM IN JULY

Top law enforcement personnel in the State say New Jersey will have a two-day gun buyback program in July.  The program will be held in three counties with serious gun violence problems:  Camden, Mercer, and Essex. ##
June 27, 2017

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT TO HEAR NJ SPORTS BETTING CASE

New Jersey is getting its day before the United States Supreme Court regarding legalized sports betting.  The Court ruled Tuesday that it will consider a request by the State to host legalized sports betting.  The case may be discussed in October. ##
June 27, 2017

HORIZON SURPLUS BEING ADDRESSED BY STATE LAWMAKERS

State lawmakers may soon have a say in how much surplus Horizon Blue Cross-Blue Shield is allowed to keep.  Governor Christie’s legislation has cleared a key Senate committee this week but it may face democratic opposition in the New Jersey Assembly. ##