Democratic leaders in Trenton continue to blast their own party’s governor, Phil Murphy. Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin says Murphy is still “campaigning” when he should instead be leading the state. Both sides are deeply divided over a new budget and a government shutdown is possible. New Jersey needs a spending plan in ten days or…
A pervert chemistry teacher who used to work at Lenape High School has been given five years in the can for taking upskirt videos of of female students. 44 year old Eric T. Howell of Maple Shade received the prison term on Wednesday. Howell was ratted out when he tried to position his briefcase under…
Four more people have been charged by the State of New Jersey with committing fraud in order to obtain Hurricane Sandy relief funds. Three individuals from New Jersey, and one from New York now join 116 people who are allegedly responsible with grabbing $7 million worth of relief funding.
Democrats in Trenton have advanced their own budget that will find its way to the desk of Governor Phil Murphy, who promises a veto. Leaders say they just don’t answer to the Governor and will not act subservient to Murphy. They are at odds over Murphy’s request for large tax hikes.
Catherine McCabe has been sworn in as the new Commissioner for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. McCabe was nominated to the position by Governor Phil Murphy. McCabe says decisions will be made on the best available science.
Democratic Assemblyman Arthur Barclay from Camden County resigned from his position this week due to charges related to domestic violence. Camden County Democratic Party Chairman James Beach says he received a letter from Barclay who cites the official decision based on “health reasons”. Barclay has confirmed his arrest.
Here’s something you don’t see everyday: Republicans may join democrats in Trenton to override a gubernatorial veto of a state budget..if it comes to that. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick says Governor Phil Murphy is “inexperienced” and he may consider joining forces with democrats to override a gubernatorial veto of the budget, if necessary. Bramick…
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal is calling for mandatory ani-discrimination training for New Jersey State Troopers and county prosecutors. Grewal says it’s time for the state to “redouble” its efforts to recruit more minorities into the ranks of the State Police. He calls diversity one of the New Jersey’s greatest strengths.
Former Philadelphia mayor and former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell announced Monday that he is suffering the effects from Parkinson’s Disease. Rendell held a press conference Monday to announce that’s he undergoing treatment. The 74 year old Rendell has had symptoms for over three years.
Some schools in northern and central New Jersey are closing early on Monday due to excessive heat. Mainland temperatures in some parts of the state will be above 90 degrees today. However, the ocean is keeping temperatures must cooler along the southern New Jersey coastline.