In a stunning decision, the United States Supreme Court has decided to hear the appeal of alleged Bridgegate conspirator Bridget Kelly. Kelly was to begin a 13-month sentence in prison for arranging to block traffic in a political move for former Governor Chris Christie. But now the Supreme Court will hear her case.
There will be no government shutdown in New Jersey over a budget stalemate. Governor Murphy announced Thursday that he will sign a state budget on Sunday, and government will remain open. However, Murphy is expected to cut significant funding from the budget since the legislature has not agreed to a millionaires’ tax.
A construction company that does plenty of work for Atlantic City Electric and other companies has been sued by 14 ex employees who allege they lost money from their retirement accounts for years. The former employees of Kline Construction of Galloway Township say the money was stolen by the company from their retirement accounts. The…
Governor Phil Murphy says he will discuss the state’s budget proposal from the legislature on Sunday, June 30th..the final day a budget can be signed into law. Murphy is expected to hold an event on Sunday to talk about the budget, which does not include his coveted millionaires’ tax. If Murphy doesn’t sign the budget,…
Governor Phil Murphy is calling on lawmakers in his own party to continue free college tuition under a pilot program enacted this year. Lawmakers have cut funding for the free college program in half in their proposed budget. Murphy is calling on lawmakers to stand with the students.
Some major medical news out of Philadelphia today..after a 171 year run. Hahnemann University Hospital will be closing for good in September. The hospital is closing due to big financial losses, according to a statement. The hospital will close for good on or about September 6th.
Authorities are investigating the discovery of a body that was found this morning near a condominium complex near Ortley Beach. NJ.com reports that the body was found floating in a cove Wednesday morning. Toms River Police say the body has not yet been identified.
Governor Phil Murphy is expected to sign a new law that will expand the medical marijuana program in New Jersey. Lawmakers in Trenton approved the new law last week. Currently there are only six dispensaries for medical marijuana in the Garden State.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is still not backing down from his millionaires’ tax. He held a press conference in Trenton on Friday and said he would meet his obligation to sign a state budget, but still says all options are on the table. Murphy has threatened to cut funding for special pet projects.
State regulators have selected Orsted to operate a major wind farm in the ocean off the coast of southern New Jersey. The state will provide a $1.6 billion subsidy to the operation that will be paid by consumers over two decades. There will be a surcharge on energy bills to help pay for the project.