Governor Phil Murphy is expected to hold a press conference Tuesday to discuss the reported overturning of Roe vs. Wade by the United States Supreme Court. Murphy says even if the decision is reversed, New Jersey will keep a woman’s right to choose an abortion courtesy of a State act that was signed into law.
A Jersey Shore staple is about to expand. NJ.com reports that the Wawa convenience store chain will do a major expansion before the end of this decade and intends to move into North Carolina. Wawa operates 950 stores and wants to get to 1,800 locations by 2030.
Starting next week, you will no longer be able to purchase Styrofoam cups, plates, or containers in New Jersey. It’s all swept up in the plastic bag ban that takes affect on May 4th. NJ.com reports Styrofoam and some other products will be prohibited in New Jersey for environmental reasons.
New Jersey State Senator Mike Testa is ripping into Governor Murphy and state officials over the legalization of marijuana. Testa calls the legalization of pot “reckless and short sighted”. He also says federal law precludes a user of marijuana from owning a gun, something that was not likely considered by the State.
The first customers have already purchased their legal marijuana in the Garden State. People lined up overnight at legal pot stores to buy their stash for the upcoming weekend. Locations throughout the State were allowed, as of this morning, to sell recreational marijuana.
The Camden Diocese spent a whopping $87.5 million to settle hundreds of sexual abuse claims. The Diocese has tremendous debt and filed Chapter 11 reorganization of the debt that it owes. The Diocese settled with over 300 victims of the abuse.
The mask mandate is over for New Jersey Transit trains and buses. Governor Murphy took to social media to eliminate the mandatory mask requirement now that a court dismissed a Biden Administration initiative that required masks on mass transportation.
If you are 21 years of age, you will be able to buy pot in the Garden State legally starting next Thursday. Governor Phil Murphy made that announcement on social media late Thursday afternoon. Murphy calls it an “historic step” to create a new cannabis industry in the Garden State.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew is among 77 republicans in Congress who signed a letter opposing a decision to rescind expedited removal of illegal aliens. Van Drew says the border patrol agents are overwhelmed, fentanyl is pouring into the country, and migrants with criminal convictions are making their way past our southern borders.
A new poll shows New Jersey residents are ok with pumping their own gas as long as gas stations are required to have a full service option. Monmouth University released a new poll that shows 54 percent of State residents approve of a self-serve gasoline option in New Jersey as long as the station is…