New Jersey may not only ban all flavored vaping products, but menthol cigarettes as well. State lawmakers are reportedly working on legislation that would prohibit the sales of both products in the Garden State. A draft of the legislation would allow only the sales of standard tobacco cigarettes.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed an executive order on Wednesday that opens the door for a publicly run bank in the Garden State. New Jersey would become only the second state in the union to do so. The order requires a commission to be formed that must have a report ready within one year.
Federal flood insurance rates will not be going up for at least another year. The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that proposed rate hikes that would have started next October 1st have been delayed for another year. Senator Robert Menendez says he’s “pleased” with the delay.
Gasoline prices dropped by a penny over the past week in our area. In Cape May County, the average price for a gallon of gas is now $2.59. We are right at the state average, and three cents lower than the national average.
Did you turn on your phone Thursday morning to find a weird text sent in the middle of the night? You are not alone. Major carriers including Verizon verified that text messages sent in February finally arrived to recipients during the early morning hours on Thursday. Thousands of people in New Jersey got these strange…
New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says there is no reason to sugarcoat Tuesday’s election…his party, the democrats, lost. Sweeney told reporters that he was surprised Governor Murphy didn’t have an identical take on the election which saw the democrats lose seats in both the Assembly and Senate, including here in our First District.
Republicans have likely picked up four seats in the New Jersey Assembly courtesy of Tuesday night’s elections. Two of the four seats that were flipped are here in Cape May County as democrats Matt Milam and Bruce Land were voted out. Last year, mostly democrats won congressional elections in the Garden State.
The First Legislative District has been flipped. Republicans captured all three legislative races over incumbent democrats in Tuesday night’s election, the first where current Congressman Jeff Van Drew wasn’t running with the democratic candidates. Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan defeated incumbents Bruce Land and Matt Milam by over 2,000 votes. Republican Mike Testa will be…
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced that more than 125 deputies will be dispatched around the State Tuesday to ensure compliance with election laws. Cape May County, and the other 20 counties, will all have deputies assigned to answer any questions that come during balloting on Tuesday.
A 40 year old Pitman man is headed to prison for 17 years for filming young boys at a summer theater camp. Thomas Guzzi Jr. was sentenced on Friday. He used the videos to make a music video for his own enjoyment. Guzzi must serve as least ten years behind bars.