New Jersey

February 19, 2019

EXPANDED FAMILY LEAVE NOW THE LAW IN NEW JERSEY

New Jersey now has an expanded family leave law.  Governor Murphy signed a new bill on Tuesday that will expand family leave coverage from six to twelve months, and allow caregivers to provide care for someone outside of their immediate family.  Pay also goes up for those who take time to care for a loved …

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February 19, 2019

MURPHY TO SIGN NEW FAMILY LEAVE BILL INTO LAW TUESDAY

Governor Phil Murphy is expected to sign a new bill into law that will double the amount of time that can be taken for family leave.  The new legislation will require larger payments during leave and allow caregivers to provide care to individuals beyo...
February 18, 2019

MONMOUTH POLL: LET’S SMOKE IT, MAJORITY IN FAVOR OF POT BEING LEGAL

About six in every ten New Jersey residents approve of the legalization of recreational marijuana in the Garden State.  A new Monmouth University poll also shows that most state residents are ok with letting people with prior pot convictions to have th...
February 18, 2019

NEW JERSEY JOINING LAWSUIT TO BLOCK PRESIDENT TRUMP’S EMERGENCY FOR WALL

New Jersey is joining a lawsuit with a handful of other states, attempting to block President Trump’s emergency declaration so a wall can be built.  The states argue that the emergency declaration is an illegal use of a special federal act.  New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, a democratic appointee, says he has a “duty …

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