There were no winners in the multi state Powerball lottery drawing Saturday night. The jackpot for Wednesday night’s drawing will rise to $448 million. Someone in Puerto Rico took home a $2 million prize from the Saturday night drawing. The odds of winning are 292.2 million to one.
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants to raise fines for EZ Pass violators on the Parkway and Turnpike to $50 per offense, but a court says…wait a minute. An appeals court says before that happens, the Authority must justify why a $50 fine is necessary. The Authority says the current $25 fee doesn’t cover the…
Senate President Steve Sweeney believes New Jersey is in a “fiscal death spiral” and a millionaires’ tax will not be supported by the legislature. Sweeney told NJ Advance Media that Governor Murphy’s plan to enact a tax on the wealthy is only going to complicate matters involving getting a budget adopted.
Remember to turn your clocks ahead by one hour when you go to bed Saturday night. Daylight savings time officially begins Sunday at 2:00am and will last through November 3rd. That will push most sunsets in New Jersey starting Sunday night to around 7 o’clock.
Senate President Steve Sweeney says a vote to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey should happen this month. Sweeney says any delays in this timetable will likely hold up an eventual vote. Sweeney told NJ Advance Media that the time to get this done is now.
You may soon be able to hit a big lottery jackpot and keep your identity a secret. A new measure that would allow anonymity for a winning lottery player cleared an Assembly committee on Thursday. A bill sponsor says some lottery winners have been robbed and even killed in other states.
One person was killed in an accident on the Garden State Parkway in Toms River Thursday morning. State Police confirm that a car and a truck crashed in the southbound lanes near milepost 81. One of the drivers was killed in the accident; additional details are pending.
New Jersey is going to battle again with Exxon over allegedly dumping cancer causing chemicals in the Garden State. The dumping of the chemicals dates back to the 1950s and occurred in southern New Jersey, in Paulsboro. The six-count lawsuit was filed in court Thursday by the NJDEP.
There were no winners in last night’s Powerball lottery drawing. The next drawing will be held Saturday night and the jackpot will be worth $414 million. The winning numbers drawn last night were 6, 10, 21, 35, 46 and the power ball, 23.
State officials are warning the public to use their Payless Shoe Store gift cards now, or lose their value forever. The company is closing all of its stores, and the gift card values will expire on March 11th. Stores have already stopped accepting returns and coupons.