CHRISTIE SAYS COAH WILL BE ABOLISHED

A major shift in the affordable housing debate could be taking place. Gov. Chris Christie announced on Wednesday he plans on getting rid of the Council on Affordable Housing, and letting their responsibilities be picked up by the Department of Community Affairs. Lawmakers will have 60 days to veto the move if they want. The…

BUDGET PASSED IN ASSEMBLY AND SENATE

A budget has been passed among party lines. Democrats moved forward a $30.6 billion budget, which is above what Gov. Chris Christie had called for during his budget presentation earlier this year. Christie will likely use line item vetoes to take portions of the budget he doesn’t want and then sign the documents before the…

SOLAR PROJECT DISCUSSED IN VINELAND

Vineland officials are looking at the possibility of a solar project there. Council approved a study on Tuesday to take a look at the possibility of the joint project. It would collect some local interests along with Cumberland County. The study does not lock the city into further development, but simply looks at the possibilities.

CAPE HUMAN RESOURCES CLOSES WOODBINE OFFICE

Cape Human Resources is closing its Woodbine office. Woodbine Mayor William Pikolycky announced the closing of the office at the corner of Longfellow and Monroe. For assistance on home energy and weatherization programs, please contact their main office at 100 E. Main Street, Whitesboro, NJ 08252 (609-465-4531). “Atlantic Human Resources continues to operate its Head…