There were no winners in this weekend’s Mega Millions lottery drawing. The estimated jackpot for the next drawing to be held on Tuesday night will be $367 million. There were no match five winners in New Jersey.
Veterans and active duty personnel in New Jersey may soon get free admission to state parks and state beaches. A measure sponsored by local lawmakers cleared an Assembly committee on Thursday and now advances in Trenton. Additional service personnel could enter these parks and beaches for free, under the legislation.
Senate President Steve Sweeney told reporters Thursday that his plan to reduce the costs associated with public employee benefits will be an end around of Governor Phil Murphy. Sweeney is introducing a package of 27 bills that will address various issues, and would result in the appointment of an individual in each county to effectuate…
There were no winners in last night’s Powerball drawing. The estimated top prize for the next drawing on Saturday night is $270 million. The winning numbers drawn Wednesday night were 7, 17, 33, 61, 68, with the Powerball being 04.
Senate President Steve Sweeney will hold a press conference Thursday to announce a new package of bills designed to control the amount of money the State spends on health care and pension costs. Sweeney says if the bills are approved by the Legislature, New Jersey will likely be able to avoid the so-called “millionaire’s tax”…
Legal recreational marijuana is not coming to New Jersey anytime soon. Senate President Steve Sweeney said today there are not enough votes to legalize pot; instead, a referendum question will be placed before voters in the November, 2020 election. Instead, the State is expanding the medical marijuana program.
A third of a billion dollars..that will be the estimated jackpot in Friday night’s Mega Millions lottery drawing. There were no winners in Tuesday night’s drawing, wish pushes the top prize to about $339 million for Friday.
New Jersey could save up to $100 million on a new deal for the company that manages the state lottery system. The Murphy administration renegotiated a deal with Northstar New Jersey in order for the state to receive more money from lottery ticket sales.
New Jersey could be getting a windfall of additional tax revenues totaling $533 million. NJ. com reports that the the tax revenue is coming in; Governor Phil Murphy may put some of the money aside in a “rainy day fund”, a practice the Garden State has abandoned for years.
It’s looking very unlikely that the legalization of marijuana in New Jersey will happen this year. New Jersey will expand the availability of medicinal marijuana in the coming weeks, but recreational pot seems unlikely in 2019. There’s not enough support in the State Legislature to get recreational pot across the finish line.