New Jersey

NEW JERSEY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DIPS SLIGHTLY

6.5 percent..that’s the new unemployment rate in the State of New Jersey which shows a one tenth of one percent decline in the jobless rate.  Public sector employment improved by 6,700 jobs thanks in large part to schools who hired for the school year.  The leisure and hospitality industry dropped …

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STATE: PLENTY OF EASEMENTS LINED UP AT THE SHORE

New Jersey officials announced this week that they have about 80 percent of the easements lined up in advance of an aggressive shore protection plan.  The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced that 80 percent of the easements have been secured so various shore protection measures can be in …

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NEW JERSEY SENATE ALLOWS SPORTS BETTING

The New Jersey Senate met on Tuesday in a rare session and decided to follow Governor Christie’s order that would allow legalized sports betting in the Garden State.  The move now clears the way for the New Jersey Assembly to concur with the plan that would allow sports betting at …

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CHRISTIE GONE AGAIN THIS WEEK FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will be headed out of state again this week to stump for republican gubernatorial candidates.  Christie will be headed to Minnesota, Kansas, Maine, and Connecticut to support republicans who are in close battles for governor in their respective states.  Christie begins the tour Monday in …

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CHRISTIE FORMS DRUG ADDICTION TASK FORCE

A new task force is being formed to battle drug addiction in New Jersey.  Governor Chris Christie announced the creation of a task force that will fight various drug addictions.  Christie spoke to a group in Trenton on thursday and outlined the 12-member group that is being formed via executive …

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FOUR FOOTBALL PLAYERS BUSTED AT LAKEWOOD HIGH

Four high school football players at one central New Jersey high school have been arrested and charged in connection with a series of armed robberies.  Lakewood Police say four players who play football at Lakewood High have been arrested for participating in armed robberies last Thursday night.  18 year old …

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