New Jersey

February 6, 2018

GOVERNOR BATTLES GUN ACTIVISTS OVER NEW LAWS

A battle is brewing in Trenton between Governor Phil Murphy and gun activists.  A gun lobby group has filed a lawsuit this week attempting to negate the state’s handgun permitting rules which restrict who gets a license to carry.  Gun activists s...
February 6, 2018

WRONG ALERT, PART II: NO TSUNAMI WARNING FOR EAST COAST, DESPITE ALERT

Another week, another unintentional alert about a severe threat.  The National Weather Service, Accu Weather, and other agencies are saying Tuesday that an alert posting for a tsunami warning along the eastern coast of the United States was a mistake, and the alert was not intended to be delivered.  There’s an investigation into how the …

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February 6, 2018

LAWMAKERS GIVE INITIAL APPROVALS TO PENSION FUND FOR COPS, FIREFIGHTERS

Lawmakers in Trenton have given initial approvals to a new bill that would allow police and firefighters to spin off their pension fund to be administered by a special panel.  The current fund has $27 billion in assets; union leaders say they can do a better job managing the money than is being done by …

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February 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES SUPER BOWL PARADE LIKELY TO BE HELD THURSDAY

The Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl parade will likely be held on Thursday.  Mayor James Kenney announced Monday morning that Thursday appears to be the day for the parade, and more details will be released Monday and Tuesday.  The city continues to cle...