New Jersey Senate Passes Prop up Unions, anti-business ,anti-Icahn casino shutdown bill

Updated: OCTOBER 20, 2016 — 3:39 PM EDT

by WAYNE PARRY, The Associated Press

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – The New Jersey Senate approved a measure Thursday that would punish billionaire Carl Icahn for shutting down the Trump Taj Mahal casino by prohibiting him from holding a casino license for it for five years.

The bill would only […]

By |October 24th, 2016|Trenton|0 Comments

Phil Murphy aka Corzine 2.0 Exposed For Exploiting Election Law Loopholes

October 23,2016
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Ridgewood NJ, This week, presumptive Democrat Gubernatorial nominee and Corzine retread was exposed by WikiLeaks for exploiting loopholes in election law to further his political ambitions.

Democrats are poised to nominate another Wall-Street insider with expert knowledge on exploiting election laws to further his candidacy. The most recent revelations in […]

By |October 23rd, 2016|Trenton|1 Comment

New Jersey Issues a Drought Warning for 14 Counties

Commissioner Martin Signs Administrative Order Designating Drought Warning for 14 Counties in Northern, Central and Northern Coastal New Jersey

October 22,2016

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Ridgewood NJ,  Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin today placed 14 counties encompassing the northern, […]

By |October 22nd, 2016|Trenton|0 Comments

Frustrated Sandy victims interrupt event to challenge Democrat Pallone on FEMA reforms

By Alex Napoliello | NJ Advance Media for
on October 19, 2016 at 2:15 PM, updated October 19, 2016 at 3:58 PM

HIGHLANDS — U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone’s attempt Wednesday to tout legislation for more oversight of the Federal Emergency Management Agency turned into an opportunity for Hurricane Sandy victims to vent about the agency.

“We need […]

By |October 20th, 2016|Trenton|1 Comment

“Another”Goldman Veteran on Fast Track in New Jersey Governor’s Race

More than a year before New Jerseyans choose a replacement for Republican Governor Chris Christie, former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive Philip D. Murphy has lost a major competitor for the Democratic candidacy.

Murphy, 59, who most recently was U.S. ambassador to Germany, secured the endorsement of Senate President Steve Sweeney, a Democrat who announced Thursday […]

By |October 10th, 2016|Trenton|3 Comments

Doherty: Cut Road Construction Costs, Don’t Raise Gas Tax

October 5,2016

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Ridgewood NJ, Senator Mike Doherty (R-23) said that he opposes the newest plan to raise the state’s gas tax by $2 billion, and again called for the passage of legislation he sponsors which requires an analysis of New Jersey’s highest-in-the-nation road construction costs.

Sen. Jennifer Beck and Sen. Mike Doherty […]

By |October 5th, 2016|Trenton|2 Comments

PRINCETON: Trial scheduled to start this week on lawsuit challenging university’s property tax exemption

By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer

Princeton University is scheduled to go on trial this week in New Jersey tax court to defend its property tax exemption, in a closely watched lawsuit that a coalition of residents filed to make Nassau Hall pay more real estate taxes.

The case is due to start Thursday morning, before a […]

By |October 4th, 2016|Trenton|0 Comments

Did Bridge-gate take its first Democrat Casualty Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop?

The Intrigue Under the Jersey City Hood

By Max Pizarro • 09/28/16 11:09pm

The locals saw it, and their heads turned.

At Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop’s City Hall press conference on Tuesday a recognizable local figure showed up and stood at the outskirts of the activity.

This person had shown up to “gloat,” in the words of one […]

By |September 30th, 2016|Trenton|2 Comments

Governor’s Official Residence in Princeton : Drumthwacket to Be Lit in Red on Monday, September 26th

September 26th 2016

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Trenton, NJ – First Lady Mary Pat Christie today announced that Drumthwacket, the Governor’s Official Residence in Princeton, will illuminate in red the evening of Monday, September 26th to celebrate the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) Family Day – Be Involved. Stay Involved®. Family Day […]

By |September 26th, 2016|Trenton|1 Comment

Christie Demands The Legislature Do their Job and Fill Judicial Vacancies In Mercer County

September 1, 2016
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Trenton, NJ , Governor Chris Christie demanded today that the Senate “do its job” and act on seven judicial vacancies that are jeopardizing the efficient delivery of justice to citizens in Mercer County, where the reassignment of a Superior Court judge this week underscored the emergent need for […]

By |September 6th, 2016|Trenton|2 Comments