Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order that will provide greater transparency to the public regarding gun violence in the Garden State. The order requires the state to issue monthly reports on gun crimes, and detail the types of weapons that are involved. The state will also issue quarterly reports on the states where…
Florida gets a federal exemption from offshore drilling, but New Jersey does not, and that has angered state officials. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced that a lawsuit will be coming to the federal government unless plans to drill for oil off the Garden State’s coastline are not dropped.
Governor Phil Murphy wants to make a community college education free for some New Jersey residents. Murphy spoke in North Jersey on Thursday and outlined a plan that would pump $50 million into the budget to make college free for some New Jersey families. $45 million would be allocated towards a grant program.
The Tacony Palmyra Bridge was closed to traffic for nearly four hours Wednesday night after being struck by a boat. The vessel ran into a fender on the bridge late Wednesday night; the bridge re-opened to traffic around 3:30am.
Governor Phil Murphy says he wants to have only clean energy in New Jersey by the year 2050. Murphy announced Wednesday that an offshore wind company is going to set up shop in Atlantic City. Murphy says wind energy will help combat climate change.
The New Jersey Attorney General’s office announced that the Virtua Medical Group has agreed to pay $418,000 to tighten up security practices after patients’ medical records were accidentally leaked online. Virtua is affiliated with 50 South Jersey medical practices and facilities.
A very large and expensive beach project in southern Long Beach Island has been completed. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced that the $18.4 million beach building project has wrapped up. Another benefit to the project…safe navigation in the Little Egg Inlet. The Coast Guard will now be asked for the first time…
The police chief in Haddon Township is accused of harassing four fellow male officers who serve under him. NJ.com reports that Mark Cavallo has blown kisses to the male officers, sent one a picture of him in the shower, and told male offers “talk dirty to me, baby”, and “I could just eat you up”. …
Governor Phil Murphy will spend $100 million to combat opioid addiction in the Garden State. Murphy plans on spending $87 million on various prevention and recovery measures, and millions on treatment centers. He says none of the money will be spent on television advertisements like his predecessor did, Chris Christie.
It’s no longer a cakewalk through the primary season for New Jersey democratic Senator Robert Menendez. Monday was the filing deadline for candidates to get on the ballot, and newspaper publisher Lisa McCormick filed her petition to run for the democratic nomination. McCormick allegedly has enough signatures on her petition to get on the ballot.