A new earned sick leave bill pushed by democrats in Trenton is now law. Governor Murphy signed a bill into law that requires employers to provide one hour of earned sick leave for every 30 hours worked. Over 1 million New Jersey residents were currently ineligible to accrue earned sick leave.
New Jersey Senator Cory Booker wants to give everyone a federal job. Booker told the editorial board of the Star Ledger that the government should provide a federal job, with benefits, for anyone who needs it in 15 depressed areas. He says the problem is even with the high employment rate, some homeless people work,…
New Jersey Lottery officials are warning the public about a social media scam that suggests the recipient will receive a $100,000 lottery jackpot. Individuals are being asked not to respond to the social media solicitation. Officials say never provide any credit card information to the person asking for it.
New Jersey State Police are seeking the public’s help with catching a man who fired a shot near a juvenile in the Parvin State Park in Salem County on Sunday. Police say a boy told them the man threatened to fire a gun, and did, while the boy was riding his bike. There were no…
Congressional candidate Jeff Van Drew is in the crosshairs of a gun activist who’s school was the victim of a crazed gunman earlier this spring. David Hogg has called out Van Drew for earning an A rating from the NRA despite being a democrat. Van Drew told NJ.com that he is “uniquely the right we…
A new contract has been ratified by the State’s largest employees’ union. The Communications Workers of America have approved a new deal that will give them annual two percent pay increases and retroactive pay. They have been working without a deal for nearly three years.
One thing you will no longer find in Long Beach Township..plastic shopping bags. Long Beach Township has banned the use of plastic bags effective this month following a six month grace period. Reusable canvas bags were handed out to residents to help with the transition.
Five pounds of weed were found in a South Jersey greenhouse, and a New Jersey couple has been slapped with multiple drug offenses. Authorities charged Jason A. Bacon of Brick and 31 year old Kim Christopher of Toms River after the pot was found in a greenhouse in Clayton. Authorities also recovered a handgun.
The United States Coast Guard rescued a man on board a fishing boat who suffered a possible stroke Sunday evening. A Coast Guard helicopter was dispatched off the coast of Manasquan Inlet; the 36 year old man was immediately taken to an area hospital. The chopper came from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City.
If your weekend travel takes you northbound on the Garden State Parkway to the split into local lanes, be prepared for delays. The New Jersey Turnpike Authority announced that the northbound local lanes will be closed this weekend north of milepost 100 for maintenance work. The Authority calls the potential delays quote “severe”.