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New Jersey use of body cameras to expand

file photo by Boyd Loving

“Public confidence in our police officers is absolutely positively vital,” said Acting Attorney General John Hoffman.

In a year of police shootings, community uproar and disturbing videos, Hoffman announced the expansion of body cameras in New Jersey.

(Michael Aron, NJTVNews)

http://www.njtvonline.org/news/video/new-jersey-use-of-body-cameras-to-expand/

By |July 30th, 2015|Trenton|0 Comments

Corrupting Political Life in New Jersey: The Public Costs of a Power Broker

By Linda Stamato | NJ Voices
on July 19, 2015 at 5:54 PM, updated July 29, 2015 at 9:57 AM
The slogan reads “Your Interests, not Special Interests.”It’s available on a bumper sticker courtesy of theDemocratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. Seriously. I’d like to believe it. But I’d like to believe in tooth fairies too.
Here in New Jersey, […]

By |July 30th, 2015|Trenton|0 Comments

Analysis: Weaker oversight gives N.J. public colleges greater power to chart their agendas

JULY 19, 2015    LAST UPDATED: SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2015, 12:35 AM
BY PATRICIA ALEX
STAFF WRITER |
THE RECORD

Kean University is launching an expensive architecture program, largely tailored to foreign students, at its Union campus despite another public one just 6 miles away at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

The technology institute, virtually across the street from […]

By |July 19th, 2015|Trenton|1 Comment

Is the Two Party System Doomed ?

N.J. campaign committees continue to see fundraising decline
By Matt Friedman | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
TRENTON —With campaign spending increasingly shifting to “independent expenditure” organizations, New Jersey’s legislative fundraising committees continue to see their contributions decline.According to numbers released Friday by the state Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC), the state’s “Big Six” fundraising committees – […]

By |July 18th, 2015|Trenton|0 Comments

When is $100 worth $87.34 , only in New Jersey

July 16, 2015
By
Alan Cole,
Scott Drenkard

This week’s map shows the real value of $100 in each state. Prices for the same goods are often much cheaper in states like Missouri or Ohio than they are in states like New York or California. As a result, the same amount of cash can buy you comparatively more in […]

By |July 17th, 2015|Trenton|1 Comment

Is Your City a Sanctuary City? This Map Has the Answer

New Jersey Sanctuary cities

Camden, NJ (Added in 2007; latest source: Camden, Immigrant Haven?, By Lauren Feeney, City Paper, 7-16-08)
Fort Lee, NJ.
Hightstown, NJ (Added 5-30-07)
Jersey City, NJ.
Newark, NJ (Added 6-3-07)
North Bergen, NJ.
Trenton, NJ.
Union City, NJ.

More items…

List of Sanctuary cities – Apsan Law Offices

www.apsanlaw.com/law-246.List-of-Sanctuary-cities.html

Kate Scanlon / @scanlon_kate / July 10, 2015

Is your city a sanctuary city?

The Center […]

By |July 14th, 2015|Trenton|0 Comments

NEW JERSEY RANKS 49th OF U.S. STATES BY FISCAL CONDITION

July 11, 2015

Most U.S. state governments are nearly back to fiscal normalcy following the Great Recession of 2007–09, but there still exist troubling signs that states are ignoring the risks in unfunded programs, according to a new study from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. States that appear to be fiscally robust must take […]

By |July 14th, 2015|Trenton|4 Comments

Powerball odds growing against players, but changes may boost N.J. revenue

JULY 9, 2015, 7:36 PM    LAST UPDATED: FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2015, 12:55 PM
BY DUSTIN RACIOPPI
STATE HOUSE BUREAU |
THE RECORD

The Powerball lottery jackpots are about to get bigger – but so too will the odds against winning, a change that will likely mean fewer winners but more money for the states that run the game.

The […]

By |July 11th, 2015|Trenton|5 Comments

N.J. Dem lawmakers try to force Christie’s resignation, but we have a better idea everyone in Trenton should forced to resign

Lets face it the State is run like crap, roads arnt paved , bridges are falling down, pension go unfunded and yet we suffer the highest taxes in the land 

Its time for everyone involved in state government to just step down TRENTON — Democratic state lawmakers will soon introduce legislation that would force Gov. Chris Christie […]

By |July 8th, 2015|Trenton|7 Comments

Ouch New Jersey: The least liked state in America

file photo Boyd Loving

Wow we really suck 
New Jersey is the only state which Americans tend to have an unfavorable opinion of

As America prepares to celebrate its 239th birthday this Saturday, YouGov compiled a ‘State of the States’, asking Americans how they feel about each and every state that forms our country.

This research shows that New […]

By |July 6th, 2015|Trenton|3 Comments