Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order that directs the State to implement the Offshore Wind Economic Development Act. Murphy says it’s time for the State to take action on offshore wind power. His order now allows the State Board of Public Utilities to create various rules to get projects underway.
A 49-year run for the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant in New Jersey is coming to an end. Officials announced Friday that the plant will close its doors for good in October. The plant is located in Forked River.
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has joined in a multi-state coalition that opposes any federal plan to drill for fuel off the beaches of the Garden State. Grewal says this move could have devastating environmental and economic effects for New Jersey. Some coastal states are vigorously fighting this proposal.
The number of people who want to see the Philadelphia Eagles win Sunday’s Super Bowl outweighs the number of people who want New England to win by a two to one margin. A new Monmouth University poll shows four out of ten Americans want the Eagles to win the game. The same poll shows only…
One New Jersey lawmaker wants the State to ban the sale of menthol flavored cigarettes. Assemblyman Herb Conaway says the menthol placed in some cigarettes is addictive and the reason why some people continue to smoke. New Jersey would be the first state in the union to enact a ban.
Wawa bought itself some free publicity by offering all customers a free coffee Sunday to celebrate the Eagles’ appearance in Sunday’s Super Bowl. The chain announced that it has been loyal to Philadelphia sports fans and will offer the free java Sunday. No word if anything is for free if the Eagles actually win the…
He’s off the hook. Federal authorities pulled a 180 on Wednesday and decided to drop all corruption charges against New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez. Earlier this month, federal prosecutors announced they would seek a re-trial as quickly as possible.
Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie blasted democrats who were critical of President Trump’s State of the Union address last night. Christie works for ABC now, and stated that the democrats stood for nothing, even on issues that would unite both parties. Christie called the mood of the democrats “glum”.
New Jersey has its first fatality from the flu. NJ.com reports that a four year old girl from central New Jersey succumbed to the illness in December. The girl was not vaccinated; so far, the Garden State has 4,000 reported cases of the flu.
Governor Phil Murphy has selected a new leader of New Jersey Transit. On Tuesday Murphy introduced Kevin Corbett as the new executive director of the transit agency. Corbett has worked for a consulting company that has performed work for NJT.