Another presidential pat on the back for Congressman Jeff Van Drew. President Donald Trump thanked Van Drew for standing firm in his belief that the impeachment process in Washington is a waste of time and money, and elected officials should be focusing on real issues.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew appeared on Fox News again, again standing by his decision not to join fellow democrats with the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Van Drew says his stance has nothing to do with the President himself, but rather with the institution of impeachment and not misusing it. Van Drew also stated that…
Lawmakers have introduced a bill in Trenton that would place a referendum on next November’s ballot asking you if recreational pot should be legal in the Garden State. The bill introduced in Trenton was done so by Senate President Steve Sweeney. Governor Murphy has long advocated for legal weed in New Jersey.
Slavery reparations may be coming to the Garden State. Lawmakers on Thursday introduced new legislation that would create a task force to explore slave reparations. The legislation attempts to “achieve a sense of social and economic justice”.
New Jersey lawmakers are considering a new bill that would prevent cell phone companies from selling your data to third party organizations. The data that is often sold includes the actual location of the cell phone user, which can be sold to various advertisers.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew has sponsored new federal legislation that would require cable companies to disclose the total price of your cable bill, including all of the little fees that come along for the ride. Van Drew says the issue is important in his district as there is only one cable company to choose from.
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.