New Jersey

May 17, 2018

NO WINNERS IN POWERBALL, JACKPOT CLIMBS PAST $300 MILLION

The Powerball lottery jackpot for Saturday night will be worth an estimated $306 million.  There were no winners in Wednesday night’s Powerball jackpot, which makes it even larger for the next drawing.  No one matched all five numbers to claim a ...
May 17, 2018

GOVERNOR EARNING GOOD MARKS, ACCORDING TO NEW POLL

A new poll gives Governor Phil Murphy a 46 percent approval rating, and a 29 percent disapproval rating.  The new Rutgers Eagleton Poll released Thursday also shows that 40 percent of state residents have no opinion, or haven’t even heard anythin...
May 16, 2018

LOCAL TOWNS HAVE TO SATISFY OPEN RECORDS REQUESTS FROM OUT OF STATE

Local governments have to satisfy open public records requests, even from individuals who don’t live in New Jersey.  An appellate court overturned a lower court ruling and decided that even non-state residents must provide written public records to people who don’t live here.  The New Jersey Legislature created the Open Public Records Act but also …

The post LOCAL TOWNS HAVE TO SATISFY OPEN RECORDS REQUESTS FROM OUT OF STATE appeared first on 98.7 The Coast WCZT.

May 16, 2018

NJ AMERICAN WATER COMPANY IMPLEMENTING HUGE RATE INCREASE

A water company that provides water throughout many parts of the state is implementing a 12 percent rate increase.  Customers of New Jersey American Water Company will face a new rate as of June 15th that will increase the monthly bill by about six dol...