New Jersey

December 13, 2018

LEGAL POT IN 2018? NOT HAPPENING, SAY LAWMAKERS

It’s highly unlikely that lawmakers in Trenton will vote on legislation to legalize marijuana before the end of the year.  Democratic lawmakers met this week and agreed that it’s unlikely bills to support legalized pot sales will be voted on this year.  Unless major differences are ironed out between the legislature and Governor Murphy, a …

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December 12, 2018

NO WINNERS IN MEGA MILLIONS, JACKPOT SWELLS TO $262 MILLION

There were no winners in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions lottery drawing.¬† State lottery officials say the jackpot will now swell to $262 million for the next drawing, to be held Friday night. The post NO WINNERS IN MEGA MILLIONS, JACKPOT SWELLS TO...
December 10, 2018

STINK IN MANTUA CREEK FOLLOWING ACCIDENT LAST WEEK ON ROUTE 55

An overturned tractor trailer on Route 55 last week is apparently responsible for some stink in the water serviced by Mantua Creek.  Residents are complaining about a fuel sheen on the water and have complained that fuel spilled into the creek is foul ...
December 9, 2018

GOVERNOR WANTS QUICKER ASCENT TO $15 MINIMUM WAGE

Governor Phil Murphy wants the State to move to a $15 an hour minimum wage before the year 2024.  Murphy spoke to reporters over the weekend and reiterated that he wants the wage in effect in just over two years.  A measure introduced in Trenton last week would hike the wage to $15 an hour..but …

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