New Jersey

August 7, 2019

VOTERS MAY GET A SHOT AT LEGALIZING MARIJUANA NEXT YEAR

Senate President Steve Sweeney told NJ Advance Media that the state will make “one more run” at an attempt to legalize marijuana.  Sweeney says it’s possible the issue could go before voters in a referendum question in November, 2020....
August 1, 2019

MEDICALLY ASSISTED SUICIDES NOW LEGAL IN NEW JERSEY

Medically-assisted suicides are now legal in the Garden State.  Today is the day where the new law takes effect that allows terminally ill patients to make end of life decisions.  Two doctors must sign off on the medication, and the patient has to admi...
July 31, 2019

LIGHTNING LIKELY STRUCK TACONY PALMYRA BRIDGE WEDNESDAY

A bolt of lightning likely struck the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge between South Jersey and Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon.  Some toll booth machines were not working for the evening rush, and officials say it’s likely that lightning struck a toll boo...
July 29, 2019

SEN. MENENDEZ WANTS TO REGULATE..BEACH UMBRELLAS?

Senator Robert Menendez wants to regulate beach umbrellas.  Menendez held a press conference in Manasquan Monday to call for regulation by the Consumer Product Safety Commission so regulations on umbrellas can be improved.  He says they become dangerou...