Republicans reject $1.2 billion in new taxes for legislative budget during Assembly committee

June 20,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ,  Assembly Republicans on the budget committee unanimously rejected a competing legislative tax plan today that raises taxes by $1.2 billion dollars. Legislative Democrats swapped Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed millionaires tax and sales tax increase for a corporate tax hike and other tax increases.

“Legislative Democrats keep warning about […]

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Trenton shooting kills one, leaves 22 injured , days after New Jersey Governor Signs Major Gun Control Legislation

June 18,2018

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Trenton NJ, just days after Governor Phil Murphy signed six new major gun control measures into law, giving the the Garden State the strictest gun control in America , a dispute between rival gang members may have led to a shooting that erupted in the early-morning hours of a […]

By |June 18th, 2018|Trenton|12 Comments

New Jersey is one of the most unappreciated states in the whole United States

photo by ArtChick

June 17,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, New Jersey is one of the most unappreciated states in the whole United States. People who live in New Jersey are proud of their state. What makes New Jersey ,is truly a riddle. Everything bad that is usually said about New Jersey can be blamed […]

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The New Jersey State Police does not call people to solicit funds over the phone for an outstanding warrant or any other purpose

June 17,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ, The New Jersey State Police is aware of unknown actor(s) spoofing one of our phone lines. The suspect(s) has been calling people, telling them that they have active arrest warrants. The caller requests victims make payment via credit card or risk going to jail.

The New Jersey State […]

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New Jersey Bureau of Securities Revokes Registrations of Investment Advisory Firm and Its Owner for Defrauding Elderly New Jersey Investors

June 16,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs announced that the Bureau of Securities (“the Bureau”) today revoked the registrations of a Morris County investment advisory firm and its owner, and assessed them $500,000 in civil penalties for fraudulently selling at least $6.1 million […]

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New Jersey Mail Order Drug Dealer Gets 19 years

June 16,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Lake Hopatcong, N.J Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a Mercer County man was sentenced to a lengthy prison term today for running a drug network that marketed cocaine and designer drugs online and distributed them through the mail. He was charged along with 11 other alleged ring members […]

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Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean Files OPRA Complaint as Murphy Admin Withholds Public Financial Records

June 15,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ, Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean said the administration of Governor Phil Murphy has failed to comply with the New Jersey Open Public Records Act (OPRA) by improperly withholding readily available public financial documents that were requested more than 45 days ago from the Treasury Department.

The charge was […]

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New Jersey Corporation Business Tax Revenues Implode

June 15,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ, The Department of the Treasury today announced that dedicated revenues remain stable while General Fund revenues remain weak for FY 2018 with the Corporation Business Tax (CBT) seeing a substantial decline for the month of May.

As State Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio has pointed out in recent months, […]

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ICE arrests 91 in New Jersey operation targeting criminal aliens

June 13,2018

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NEWARK NJ,  An Salvadoran national in the country illegally, who has an Interpol warrant for being a member of MS-13 and trafficking in firearms and narcotics, is among 91 foreign nationals taken into custody during a five-day operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) last week in […]

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ICE Teams Up with HSI to Put New Jersey Man Away in Operation Predator for Child Porn

June 12,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

NEW YORK — Following an investigation and subsequent arrest made by special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in New York, A New Jersey man was sentenced in the District of New Jersey Tuesday to 480 months in prison for producing and possessing […]

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