Congressman Frank LoBiondo voted against the Tax Cuts and Job Act in Washington. LoBiondo said his support for the Act was dependent on preserving key deductions critical to taxpayers of New Jersey. He said he couldn’t vote for the Act because it eliminated the state and local income tax deductions enjoyed by New Jersey residents.
A mistrial has been declared in the corruption case involving United States Senator Robert Menendez. A judge ruled Thursday morning that the jury was deadlocked and was unable to reach a verdict. Now it’s up to the government to decide if a re-trial will occur. Prosecutors had asked the judge to order the jury to…
Another day, another day without a verdict in the Robert Menendez corruption trial. The jury left the courtroom Wednesday evening without a verdict for the seventh consecutive day. The judge so far has refused to declare a mistrial.
The attorney for United States Senator Robert Menendez is now asking a judge for a mistrial in his corruption case. The jury left the courthouse without reaching a verdict on Tuesday and remains deadlocked. The judge has sent the jury back to work to continue deliberations.
Another bank robbery in South Jersey Tuesday morning. State Police say a branch of Fulton Bank was robbed in Alloway Township Tuesday shortly before 11:00am. There was no weapon produced, and no injuries. No word yet on a description of the suspect.
Governor-elect Phil Murphy appointed his new Chief of Staff this week. Murphy has selected Pete Cammarano who used to serve as Chief of Staff for former governor Richard Codey. Murphy also picked Matt Platkin to be his chief counsel.
The jury hearing the corruption trial of United States Senator Robert Menendez told the judge that it is deadlocked. Judge William Walls sent the jury home on Monday, and ordered them back to work on Tuesday after a good night’s sleep and a good meal. Menendez is accused of accepting lavish gifts from a friend…
Seven jurors who are sitting in the trial involving United States Senator Robert Menendez told a judge Monday that yes, they heard comments made by an excused juror who believes Menendez will not be convicted. NJ.com reports that the judge has called the jurors individually into his chambers for conversation. The jury was expected to…
Democrat Craig Coughlin is the new Speaker of the New Jersey Assembly. Lawmakers voted Monday to approve Coughlin as Assembly Speaker, replacing Vincent Prieto. Coughlin now holds the third most powerful elected official in the State of New Jersey; he hails from Middlesex County.
New Jersey Congressman Frank LoBiondo announced today that he has introduced legislation that would fund the Sea Grant Program through the year 2023. The funding of the program would help train generations of ocean scientists in order to meet the various demands along coastlines for the next six years.