Former State Assemblyman Schroeder May Be Tried On Theft Charges In March

by Carol Reif 09/28/201

SOMERSET, N.J. — Former state Assemblyman Robert Schroeder of Washington Township, who is accused of writing millions in bad checks, may go on trial in March 2016, according to a report in NJ Advance Media.

Schroeder, a Republican from Bergen County, appeared in court Friday, Sept. 25, for a status conference, NJ Advance […]

By |September 29th, 2015|Trenton|0 Comments

State agency waived $104K owed by United Airlines after early exit from Atlantic City

PJ in Atlantic City 

Meanwhile NJ Taxpayers can not even get New Jersey Division of Taxation to respond to a phone call ?

When United Airlines abruptly cancelled service out of Atlantic City last year after only eight months, the airline was on the hook to repay $104,000 in public subsidies provided in exchange for a promise […]

By |September 29th, 2015|Trenton|1 Comment

N.J. residents must push for budget-crisis solution

Two things are clear. One, the state’s worst problem, by far, is a growing budget shortfall that leaves it unable to fund the outsized pension promises made by politicians. Two, elected leaders won’t even start trying to address that problem until residents make them do so by demanding proposals, voicing their preferences and voting for […]

By |September 28th, 2015|Trenton|4 Comments

Christie Announces Historic $700 Million Redevelopment Project in Camden

The leadership of Camden came out to hear the announcement. Mayor Dana Redd said it’s another step on the way to Camden’s becoming a world class city. Michael Aron, NJTV News Read more

By |September 25th, 2015|Trenton|4 Comments

Governor Christie Takes Action To Prepare Public Safety Measures In Advance Of Papal Visit

Friday, September 18, 2015

Executive Order Builds On Ongoing Preparation Efforts & Ensures Officials Have All Tools To Ensure A Safe And Orderly Visit

Trenton, NJ – With an estimated 2 million visitors expected to gather in Philadelphia for the upcoming World Meeting of Families and Papal visit, Governor Chris Christie today signed an Executive Order that […]

By |September 20th, 2015|Trenton|0 Comments

Dead last: NJ debt hits $52,300 per taxpayer, study shows

By Mark Lagerkvist  /   September 17, 2015

New Jersey ranks worst in the country for state debt, according to a new nationwide study.

Each state taxpayer would need to pay $52,300 to erase New Jersey’s existing bills — including public pensions and retiree health benefits — reports Truth in Accounting, a think tank in Chicago.

Among “sinkhole […]

By |September 18th, 2015|Trenton|2 Comments

New Jersey’s fiscal failings made clear in report


State governments have had a hard time restoring budget reserves since the last recession, and New Jersey remains among those struggling the most, according to new state-by-state fiscal data released by The Pew Charitable Trusts. John Reitmeyer, NJSpotlight Read more

By |September 17th, 2015|Trenton|7 Comments

Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino Top “Double Dipper”

Three-fourths of NJ sheriffs double-dip, led by 25-year ‘retiree’

By Mark Lagerkvist  /   August 30, 2015  /   6 Comments

For the past quarter century, Armando Fontoura has been looting a New Jersey state pension fund. But it won’t do any good to call the cops.

Fontoura is sheriff of Essex County. A dean among double-dippers, he […]

By |September 1st, 2015|Trenton|12 Comments

Changes in NJ car-seat law take effect Tuesday

AUGUST 31, 2015    LAST UPDATED: MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2015, 8:52 AM

North Jersey parents have always looked forward to a child’s first birthday. Not only is it a great milestone and cause for celebration, it was the point where the law allowed car seats to be flipped from rear-facing […]

By |August 31st, 2015|Trenton|2 Comments

New Jersey Most Hated State in the Nation …ouch !

One State Has Officially Been Named the Most HATED State in the US

There’s 50 states. Not every one can get as much love as the others.

YouGov made a ‘State of the States,’ in which they asked Americans how they feel about each and every state.

This research shows that New Jersey is the only state in […]

By |August 30th, 2015|Trenton|6 Comments