REPORT: NEW JERSEY NEW CAR SALES FELL BY 70% LAST MONTH

New car sales in New Jersey dropped off by 70 percent last month, compared to one year ago.  NJ.com reports that the Governor’s stay at home order, combined with economic losses during the pandemic, accounted for the drop in sales.  An industry spokesman is hopeful that many cars are sold in May to help bring …

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REPORT: OWNER OF TWO WILDWOOD MOTELS GETS FOUR CITATIONS FOR BEING OPEN DURING HOLIDAY

Frank Mangini has been issued four citations for violating executive orders because he allowed his two motels in Wildwood to be open for business during Memorial Day weekend.  NJ Advance Media reports that Magini was slapped with four disorderly persons offenses in connection with operations at both the Mango and Blue Diamond motels in Wildwood.  …

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APPROVALS COULD COME WEDNESDAY FOR LARGE TOLL HIKES ON THREE MAJOR NEW JERSEY HIGHWAYS

Wednesday could be toll hike day in New Jersey.  The New Jersey Turnpike Authority is expected to approve a plan to increase tolls on both the Parkway and Turnpike; meanwhile, the South Jersey Transportation Authority may also approve a large toll hike on the Atlantic City Expressway.  The Turnpike Authority has a $24 billion capital …

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SEN. TESTA CALLS FOR THE HEAD OF THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

State Senator Michael Testa is calling for the resignation of New Jersey Department of Corrections Commissioner Marcus Hicks.  Testa wrote an op-ed piece that has been published that says Hicks should resign, or be fired by Governor Murphy.  Testa believes that the Department has failed to protect inmates and staff at New Jersey prisons during …

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