Senate President Steve Sweeney believes New Jersey is in a “fiscal death spiral” and a millionaires’ tax will not be supported by the legislature. Sweeney told NJ Advance Media that Governor Murphy’s plan to enact a tax on the wealthy is only going to complicate matters involving getting a budget adopted.
Remember to turn your clocks ahead by one hour when you go to bed Saturday night. Daylight savings time officially begins Sunday at 2:00am and will last through November 3rd. That will push most sunsets in New Jersey starting Sunday night to around 7 o’clock.
They are the Atlantic City Blackjacks. That’s the new name of the brand new Arena Football League team that will debut in Atlantic City this spring. League and team officials announced the new name of the team, and a logo, on Thursday evening.
A news agency in Vineland has sold a $2 million lottery ticket. The ticket was sold at Todd’s News Agency in Vineland, and the ticket cost $20. No word yet on who the lucky lottery player actually is.
Senate President Steve Sweeney says a vote to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey should happen this month. Sweeney says any delays in this timetable will likely hold up an eventual vote. Sweeney told NJ Advance Media that the time to get this done is now.
Cape May County has held its first stakeholder meeting to address various issues affecting homeless people in our area. The Homeless Trust Fund generates $75,000 annually in the County, and 30 organizations discussed various ideas on how to use the funding. The County also says most of the people who take advantage of warming centers…
The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office has released more information about a 60 year old woman who died five days after being in the custody of Wildwood Police. Margarita Candelaria-Betancourt received medical attention while in custody on a drug offense, and died five days later at Cooper Hospital in Camden. The cause of death remains…
You may soon be able to hit a big lottery jackpot and keep your identity a secret. A new measure that would allow anonymity for a winning lottery player cleared an Assembly committee on Thursday. A bill sponsor says some lottery winners have been robbed and even killed in other states.
The Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City jumps into the sports book business on Friday. The Trop is holding a media event to unveil a 5,000 square foot sports book that will be located in the North Tower casino floor. Eight sports betting windows will be part of the attraction.
It will be a sloppy weather day on Friday with snow mixing with rain before a changeover to all rain. Accu Weather predicts no accumulating snowfall before the changeover occurs. Saturday is expected to be dry, before rain appears again with warmer temperatures Sunday morning.