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July 10, 2017

SHOULD STATE WORKERS BE PAID DURING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN?

Should state employees be paid for time they didn’t work during the state government shutdown this month? Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto is asking the governor to use his executive authority to pay the workers; if that fails, the Senate will take up a new bill Thursday that would compensate nearly 35,000 workers for time missed. [...]
July 10, 2017

KEY BRIDGEGATE FIGURE TO BE SENTENCED THIS WEEK

It’s sentencing week for David Wildstein, a key figure in the Bridgegate scandal. Wildstein came up with the plan to create an intentional traffic jam on the New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. He could get about two years in prison when he is sentenced on Wednesday. ##
July 10, 2017

THREE INJURED DURING CRASH ON ATLANTIC CITY EXPRESSWAY

One person was ejected from a vehicle that overturned Sunday afternoon on the Atlantic City Expressway. State Police say three people were injured when a Nissan Murano carrying seven people overturned on the Expressway near milepost 21.1. Eastbound t...
July 9, 2017

STATE WILL REFUND CAMPERS SHUT OUT BY SHUTDOWN

The State will refund the reservations of campers who were shut out from parks and campgrounds due to the government countdown. It will take several weeks for credit cards to be refunded; those who paid with cash have to visit the state park individua...