Perhaps they are using Windows 98…the computer system for the Motor Vehicle Commission froze this week due to a high demand for Real ID drivers licenses. Commission officials say there has been capacity added to the computer system to handle the anticipated higher volume courtesy of the Real ID licenses.
60 year old Anthony Jackson was killed in a tanker accident on the New Jersey Turnpike Tuesday. Jackson served as the fire chief for the Logan Volunteer Fire Company in Oldsmans Township, Salem County. His death was announced on social media.
About half of New Jersey’s residents want to see the impeachment of President Donald Trump. A new Farleigh Dickinson University poll shows 36 percent of residents oppose the impeachment process. Trump fares poorly with job approval ratings in New Jersey as his current approval rating stands at 34 percent.
If you buy your own health insurance, chances are you will be paying more next year. The State Department of Banking announced that rate increases will start at 6.5 percent and could be as high as 19 percent in 2020. The rising cost of medical care is to blame.
Senator Cory Booker has qualified for November’s democratic presidential debates. Booker has achieved the fundraising threshold, and also has earned three percent support in latest polling. Booker also has over 165,000 donors to his campaign.
New Jersey now has a documented death as a direct result of vaping. The New Jersey Department of Health announced that the woman died in August; her identity has not been revealed. There are also 14 cases of lung disease from vaping in the Garden State.
Someone stole three bronze plaques that were affixed to a 9/11 memorial in Monmouth County. Police in Atlantic Highlands say the plaques were stolen from the memorial at a scenic overlook. Police say the park provides a solemn and respectful opportunity for reflection on the events 19 years ago.
Governor Phil Murphy has made $10 million in grant money available for towns who want to seek shared services agreements to save money. The grants will go to towns who show the best possible ideas on how shared services can save taxpayers’ dollars.
Senator Cory Booker says he’s all for the inquiry in to the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Booker says this is not a political issue, but a moral one. He believes it’s the only way for justice to be served.
NJ Advance Media reports some sort of action to legalize recreational marijuana will occur in Trenton sometime after the upcoming election. It may be a bill to legalize weed, or a referendum question before voters in 2020 to see if they are in favor of legalization. It will occur during the lame duck period after…