Lawmakers from New Jersey and other states are now collectively asking the Department of the Interior not to permit offshore drilling for fuel near New Jersey. Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez have been joined by other officials in a joint request not to follow through with the President’s plan to drill for oil near…
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie touted his accomplishments during his final State of the State address in Trenton Tuesday. Christie took credit for cutting the unemployment rate in New Jersey in half over eight years, and reduced what he called “job killing” regulations in New Jersey. Christie says his administration also held the line on…
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed new legislation on Monday that legalizes breast feeding in the workplace. Employers will no longer be able to discriminate against women who elect to feed their infants in the workplace.
Governor Christie will be addressing state lawmakers for the last time this afternoon. Christie will deliver his annual State of the State address to the new legislature later today. One week from today, democrat Phil Murphy will be sworn in as the next New Jersey governor.
Amazon will get a tax break of $100,000 per employee if it constructs its second headquarters in Newark. Lawmakers approved the bill on Monday. The idea was drafted by Governor Christie who wants Amazon to come to the Garden State and create thousands of new jobs.
Tuesday is swearing in day in Trenton for state lawmakers in the Assembly and Senate. In Atlantic County, republican Chris Brown will be sworn in to be the new State Senator for the County, replacing the late Jim Whelan who passed away in 2017. John Armato will also be sworn in to be an Assemblyman…
A new measure approved by lawmakers in Trenton would authorize a property tax exemption for totally disabled veterans in New Jersey. The bill now heads to the desk of Governor Christie for his consideration. To qualify, a veteran would have to be 100 percent disabled as a result of their service.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie closed all state offices at 3pm Monday for non-essential personnel. Christie was citing snowy and icy roads that may be further compromised by a wintry mix that will impact the Garden State. Most, if not all of the precipitation for Cape May County is expected to be rain.
Memorial services were held at the Papermill Playhouse in Millburn Monday for former New Jersey Governor Brendan Byrne. Byrne passed away last week at the age of 93. Bryne was credited with bringing casino gaming to Atlantic City.
The winning Powerball ticket worth $570 million was sold in New Hampshire, but there’s still hope: Two $1 million tickets were sold in the Garden State. The tickets matched all five winning numbers, but not the Powerball. The winning numbers were 12, 29, 30, 33, and 61 with the Powerball at 26.