The recount of votes in Florida must be done by attorneys, by hand, and New Jersey Senator Cory Booker wants Garden State attorneys to help out. Booker on Monday asked for any lawyers with a week on their hands to head to Florida for the recount of votes in a Senate election in which a…
It is likely that democrat Andy Kim will capture the 3rd District Congressional election. Kim holds a lead over MacArthur by 3,424 and there are still just over 6,000 provisional ballots to count. MacArthur would need a vast majority of those provisionals in order to claim victory.
New Jersey Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin says a bill is coming in Trenton that will raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Coughlin says the bill is a few months away and will gradually phase in the new higher minimum wage. A vote by the Assembly is possible next month.
A two year old boy from Southampton was found dead in a pond Friday, about 200 yards away from the family home. New Jersey State Police say the initial call came in around 11am, and the boy’s body was found a short time later. The victim has been identified as Adam Reed.
The 3rd District Congressional race will likely come down to provisional ballots. Democrat Andy Kim pulled ahead of republican Tom MacArthur courtesy of mail in ballots, and now the provisionals will be counted. Kim’s lead is now around 2,000 votes.
Two more retail stores under the Sears chain are closing in South Jersey. In the latest round of announced store closures, the KMart store on Delsea Drive in Glassboro, and the Sears department store at the Deptford Mall will both be closing.
President Trump’s next Attorney General may be the man who’s wanted the job from the beginning. Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was at the White House Thursday and reports suggest he’s under heavy consideration to be the next Attorney General for the United States.
Governor Phil Murphy has signed a new gun control bill into law. The new bill eliminates ghost guns that can be assembled at home with untraceable elements. 3D printable guns are also banned; anyone with one could face up to five years in prison.
Two people were injured Thursday afternoon when they were struck by a car along the side of Watsons Mill Road in Alloway Township, Salem County. When police arrived, they found two bicycles that were damaged at the scene. Medivacs were sent to assist with the injured. So far, no names have been released.
The democrats may have won another congressional seat in South Jersey. Once the mail in ballots were counted, Andy Kim jumped ahead of incumbent republican Tom MacArthur in the 3rd Congressional District. Counting provisional ballots is expected to last into sometime next week.