Former State Police Colonel Justin Dintino has passed away at the age of 90. Dintino was the tenth colonel of the New Jersey State Police and was the oldest surviving former superintendent. Dintino was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to a commission to combat organized crime.
Support by republicans to endorse Congressman Jeff Van Drew’s re-election is growing. One republican candidate, Brian Fitzherbert of Egg Harbor Township, dropped out of the race on Friday, seeing the writing on the wall. Fitzherbert says he will follow the President’s lead and support Van Drew.
John Francis will kick off his congressional campaign in Cape May Point on Friday. The West Cape May Commissioner cites his environmental background as he attempts to get the democratic nomination for the seat currently held by republican Jeff Van Drew. Francis says approximately 20 percent of our congressional district does not have health insurance.
Former Ocean County republican party chairman George Gilmore was sentenced today to slightly over one year in prison. Gilmore was convicted last spring of federal tax evasion charges. An appeal by Gilmore’s legal team is expected.
If you are lucky enough to hit a lottery jackpot in New Jersey, you can now stay very much under the radar. A new bill has become law in New Jersey that allows lottery winners to remain anonymous and not disclose their identities. Previously, under state law, your name had to be disclosed, which caused…
Toy guns that look like a real gun are now banned in New Jersey. Governor Phil Murphy signed a new bill that prohibits the sale of any toy gun that reasonably looks like a real gun. The colors of the toy guns are now regulated, and they all must have an orange stripe that is…
Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill in to law Tuesday that bans all flavored vaping products from being sold in the State of New Jersey. The statewide ban will go in to effect, ironically, on April 20th, a date marijuana enthusiasts call 4-20 day. It’s the first ban on flavored vaping products in the nation.
For the fifth consecutive year, there will be no fare hike for New Jersey Transit. Governor Murphy announced today that fares will remain flat, and the State is looking for more bus drivers and train operators. Murphy today also reaffirmed his commitment to improving the level of service offered by trains and buses.
Online voter registration is now the law of the land in the State of New Jersey. Governor Murphy signed a measure in to law Tuesday that allows citizens to register to vote online. The digitized signature on file at the Motor Vehicle Commission will be used to approve the online registration form.
Rutgers University will name its first ever black president on Tuesday. NJ Advance Media reports that the provost of Northwestern University, Jonathan Holloway, will get the job. A meeting of the university’s Board of Governors will be held Tuesday morning to make the appointment.