New Jersey

June 21, 2019

WHO KNEW? SOON YOU MAY BE ABLE TO EAT AND DRINK AT FUNERAL HOMES

Who knew?  New Jersey may become the next state to allow funeral homes to serve food and beverages, a currently prohibited activity in the Garden State.  Lawmakers approved a bill Thursday that will allow funeral homes to serve during a funeral.  It&#8...
June 20, 2019

MURPHY DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY IN THREE FLOODED COUNTIES

Governor Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency for three counties in South Jersey.  Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester counties were all flooded out by heavy rains Wednesday night into Thursday morning.  Recovery efforts are underway for property o...
June 20, 2019

LAWMAKERS APPROVE STATE BUDGET..WITHOUT MURPHY’S TAX

State lawmakers approved a new $38.75 billion budget on Thursday that does not include Governor Murphy’s millionaires’ tax.  Some lawmakers say state revenues are up, and there’s no need for that tax this year.  Murphy has promised no...
June 19, 2019

MURPHY DOUBLES DOWN ON HIS COVETED MILLIONAIRES’ TAX

Governor Phil Murphy has dug in his heels on his insistence on a millionaires’ tax to support the new state budget that’s due in ten days.  Murphy says he will consider line item vetoes of the budget that is proposed by the legislature.  Murphy says he doesn’t care that he’s rubbing the people the wrong …

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