New Jersey

June 5, 2017

DEER RUNS ACROSS PARKWAY, FOUR VEHICLES COLLIDE

A deer that ran across the Garden State Parkway in Ocean Township caused a four vehicle pileup that sent five people to the hospital.  State Police say a car struck a deer that caused another car to plow into the rear of the first vehicle, setting off a chain reaction accident. ##
June 3, 2017

TUESDAY IS PRIMARY ELECTION DAY IN THE GARDEN STATE

Tuesday is primary Election Day in the Garden State.  Voters will head to the polls to choose republican and democratic candidates to run in the November election.  The biggest battle in New Jersey is the republican nominee for governor, with leading candidates Kim Guadagno and Jack Ciattarelli. ##
June 2, 2017

21 TO SMOKE? STATE COULD RAISE TOBACCO AGE

New Jersey could raise the legal age for tobacco use from 19 to 21.  An Assembly committee approved a measure that would raise the legal tobacco use age by two years, but it comes with a price…it could cost the state nearly $16 million annually in tax revenue. ##
June 1, 2017

SHAKEUP IN NJ DEM PARTY OVER ASSEMBLY SPEAKER POWER PLAY

A shakeup in the Democratic Party landscape in New Jersey now that Democratic Assemblyman Campaign Committee chair Michael Muller has resigned.  Muller resigned the key position as a result of a party split over the position of Assembly Speaker, currently held by Vincent Prieto. ##