New Jersey

February 1, 2019

DONE DEAL: MURPHY TO SIGN $15 MINIMUM WAGE BILL INTO LAW

The minimum wage is going up this summer in New Jersey.  The New Jersey Legislature approved a new bill that will increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024.  This summer the wage will increase to $10 an hour, and go up by one dollar each year un...
January 31, 2019

GIRL SCOUT LEADER REPORTS COOKIE MONEY STOLEN..BUT SHE STOLE IT HERSELF

A girl scout troop leader from central New Jersey was removed from her troop after police determined that $1,000 in girl scout cookie sales was not actually stolen by someone else.  Jessica Medina had reported that the money was stolen as the girls sold cookies at a mall, but police found that claim unsubstantiated.  Medina …

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January 31, 2019

$15 MINIMUM WAGE BILL EXPECTED TO BE ADVANCED IN TRENTON TODAY

A bill that would advance a $15 an hour minimum wage in New Jersey is expected to be advanced in Trenton today.  The new wage would be phased in and strike the 15 dollar level by 2024.  Many business groups oppose it, saying a minimum wage is not suppo...
January 31, 2019

BAD DAY AT THE AIRPORT: CARS BURN UP AT NEWARK’S TERMINAL “C”

It’s not going to be a pretty scene for travelers at Newark International Airport.  Several cars caught fire early Thursday morning at Terminal “C” of the airport, and the vehicles were completely destroyed.  The fire started in one o...