A new poll released by Rutgers University shows a majority of New Jersey residents want legalized marijuana. The new poll released Tuesday shows 58 percent of New Jersey residents support the legalization of weed. Only 37 percent of state residents oppose the legalization of marijuana.
New Jersey is launching a new website Tuesday designed to bring more attention to the options regarding affordable healthcare. GetCoveredNJ.gov is launching today, and it will spell out the options available to individuals who need health insurance coverage. Open enrollment starts later this week and runs through the middle of December.
Flags are flying at half staff throughout New Jersey to honor the victims of the weekend shootings in Pittsburgh. Governor Murphy has ordered the flags to continue to fly at half staff between Tuesday and Sunday. Funerals for two victims will be held Tuesday.
There were two winning tickets in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing. Neither winning ticket was sold in New Jersey; however, two tickets sold in the Garden State are worth $1 million. The winning numbers were 8, 12, 13, 19, 27 with the Powerball 4, and the Power Play 3.
One New Jersey beach town attempted to give discounts to residents for beach tags, which is a violation of the Public Trust Doctrine. Brick Township had to change course and offer a different beach tag program once it learned that the proposed discounts for residents was illegal.
A northern New Jersey police officer and his wife were both convicted Thursday on charges they stole $187,000 dedicated for Hurricane Sandy relief. Nikola Lulaj of Seaside Heights and his wife Majlinda will both be sentenced for the crime in January; Nikola Lulaj has to forfeit his job as a cop.
The first and only debate between two candidates for United States Senate in New Jersey was held last night. Robert Menendez and Bob Hugin battled at a television station Wednesday night, and traded barbs on a host of topics. Hugin is a republican and within single digits of Menendez in many pre-election polls.
Didn’t hit the Mega Millions? You still have a $750 million Powerball jackpot to chase. There were no winners in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing, which increases the jackpot. No one has won Powerball since August 11th.
The dirty diaper dumper has been captured. Police in Franklin Township have arrested a 68 year old Newfield man for dumping loads of dirty diapers in intersections. William Friedman was caught dumping the diapers in Malaga shortly after 3:00am Sunday. Friedman admitted to dumping the soiled diapers at intersections for the past ten months.
The two tickets that are worth $1 million apiece associated with last night’s Mega Millions lottery drawing were both sold in South Jersey. New Jersey Lottery officials say one ticket was sold at a liquor store in Deptford, while the second was sold at a convenience store in Lindenwold. The top prize ticket, worth about…