New Jersey

September 17, 2018

NEW JERSEY SAYS SO LONG TO A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

New Jersey has bid farewell to the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant.  The plant was shut down for good on Monday and will not be placed back into service.  Oyster Creek was the first licensed nuclear power plant in the nation; now, there are fewer than...
September 17, 2018

REPORT: STATE MAY CONSIDER SMOKING BANS ON BOARDWALKS AND MARINAS

The State of New Jersey may soon consider smoking bans at marinas, boardwalks, historical sites..and cemeteries.  NJ.com reports that companion bills are being introduced in Trenton by democrats that would extend the recent beach smoking ban to other a...
September 17, 2018

MURPHY: STATE TO SAVE A HALF BILLION DOLLARS ON BENEFITS CHANGES

A benefits commission will vote this week on proposed changes to the benefits that are provided to public employees.  Governor Phil Murphy says the changes should save the State nearly $500 million dollars, and have the support of various unions. The p...
September 17, 2018

NJDOT GETS GRANT FOR BETTER WEATHER MONITORING SYSTEM

The New Jersey Department of Transportation has received a grant in order to better collect weather data during storm events.  The NJDOT has received a $322,000 grant that will equip up to 20 DOT vehicles with cameras and other equipment to better trac...