AVALON MOVES TOWARDS IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW DIGITAL WATER METERS

Avalon is moving towards the implementation of new digital water meters.  The project to replace all of the water meters in Avalon was discussed with Council Wednesday by Business Administrator Scott Wahl.  The meters would allow residents to have live, real-time readings of their meters which helps monitor use and potential leaks for second home …

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MURPHY CLEARS THE WAY FOR SCHOOLS TO START ONLINE IF NECESSARY

Governor Phil Murphy made it official today, announcing that if schools cannot meet all criteria to offer in-school learning safely, they will begin the school year with all-remote learning.  Murphy says the state must be careful with opening schools to students.  Various education associations have pressured Murphy hard not to require in-school learning for school …

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BRUISING GOP LOSS: YES, MURPHY CAN BORROW $9.9 BILLION

Republicans in New Jersey have long argued that Governor Murphy cannot borrow $9.9 billion to get the state through the Covid-19 crisis.  They are wrong.  The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled unanimously today that yes, Murphy can borrow the money despite future financial hardships.  This prevents Murphy from making catastrophic budget cuts when the new …

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