Potheads, rejoice..Governor Phil Murphy wants legal marijuana sales in the Garden State by the end of this year. Murphy has included $60 million in tax revenue from the legal sale of marijuana in this year’s state budget. Murphy says he’s committed to working with lawmakers to make legal pot a reality.
Governor Phil Murphy’s first state budget puts $242 million in additional funding into New Jersey Transit. Murphy outlined the increase to NJT during his first budget address on Tuesday. Funding for the transportation agency will be tripled.
Despite federal corruption charges and a resulting trial, United States Senator Robert Menendez leads his republican opponent Bob Hugin by 17 points in the first poll of the political season. Menendez had 49 percent among voters in the Garden State; on Monday night, the Cape May County GOP backed Hugin during its annual endorsement meeting.
A democratic lawmaker from northern New Jersey has unveiled a new plan that would result in legalized marijuana dispensaries throughout the state and give you the permission to grow some pot at home. Reed Gusciora introduced a bill that essentially results in the legalization of recreational pot in New Jersey. The bill also creates a…
Governor Phil Murphy will unveil his first state budget on Tuesday. Murphy told reporters that there will be a major statement in the budget about the future of New Jersey Transit, which he has referred to as a national disgrace. If new funding is provided to New Jersey Transit, higher fares are likely coming soon…
New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says he is not interested in advancing any bill that would decriminalize marijuana. Sweeney says any bill to do so will not be advanced, and says it’s basically legalizing something that’s currently illegal. Governor Phil Murphy says he will still legalize pot, one way or another.
No winners in the Powerball jackpot Saturday night which pushes the grand prize to $420 million for Wednesday night’s drawing. The cash out value of the Powerball, if you are lucky enough to win, will be $248 million.
The Mega Millions lottery jackpot for Tuesday night’s drawing is expected to be $318 million. There were no winners during Friday night’s lottery drawing. this is the 14th time that the Mega Millions has advanced past the $300 million mark.
More than 100,000 power customers in the Garden State are still without power following two nor’easters within one week. Most of the outages are in Morris County. Virtually every customer of Atlantic City Electric has been restored.
A New Jersey man drove around a road barricade and came in contact with a live downed utility wire, and was killed. The discovery was made Thursday morning in Franklin Lakes when authorities found the burned out vehicle with the driver inside. Police don’t know if the man drove onto the live wire, or if…