Governor Phil Murphy says there is still a ways to go before marijuana will be legal in New Jersey. Lawmakers have a vote scheduled for Monday, but right now, there are not enough “yes” votes to get the measure approved. Murphy says they are working the phones hard to get enough “yes” votes to legalize…
Governor Phil Murphy has signed a new measure into law that will result in the creation of a task force to study how the state should regulate self-driving automobiles. Lawmakers say they need to come up with a plan that will allow self-driving automobiles on the roadways while at the same time protecting the safety…
Some animals perished, and vehicles were damaged during a late night barn fire last night in Upper Pittsgrove Township, Salem County. State Police say the fire does not appear to be suspicious in nature, and the cause is undetermined.
Governor Phil Murphy has signed a bill into law that requires stores and restaurants in New Jersey to accept cash. Some merchants only wanted to accept credit or another electronic payment, but no more. New Jersey is only the second state to prevent businesses from refusing to take actual money.
New Jersey is sure to be the butt of some late night talk show jokes as our so-called rain tax has been signed into law. The law allows towns and counties in New Jersey to establish stormwater utilities that could tax property owners for impermeable surfaces…or the amount of rainwater that goes into collection systems.
12 South Jersey men have been charged by the State for operating a “ghost gun” network that resulted in untraceable assault weapons falling into the hands of drug dealers, and others. State authorities announced that the arrests were made last week and wrapped up a one year investigation.
A portion of Route 40 in Egg Harbor Township will be elevated by the state to avoid constant flooding. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the project will cost $27 million and take over three years to complete. The project will begin in 2022.
There were no winners in the Powerball jackpot Saturday night. That means the top prize for Wednesday night’s drawing will be $550 million, one of the largest jackpots in history. The winning numbers selected Saturday night were 30, 34, 39, 53, 67 and the Powerball, 11.
Another problem for the EZ Pass toll collection system involving New Jersey, and other states, on Thursday. Officials say the EZ Pass website went down for a second time on Thursday, making it impossible for drivers to dispute tickets or add more money on to their accounts. Various other EZ Pass services were down too.
A new recreational marijuana bill to be considered by lawmakers in Trenton this month would allow you to carry one ounce of pot. NJ Advance Media reports that people would only be allowed to smoke in private residences or in consumption lounges. A Cannabis Regulatory Commission would also be formed.