New Jersey

November 2, 2017

REPORT: GOVERNOR’S WIFE GETS TICKET FOR DISTRACTED DRIVING

The State’s crackdown on distracted drivers appears to be working now that Governor Christie’s wife has received a ticket for the offense in Bernardsville.  NJ.com reports that Mary Pat Christie received the ticket as part of the State’s crackdown; she was holding her cell phone when she was pulled over.  Christie did not tell the [...]

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November 1, 2017

LATEST POLL: MURPHY’S LEAD OVER GUADAGNO SHRINKS

The latest pre-election poll has the New Jersey gubernatorial race tightening up to a small degree.  Democrat Phil Murphy now leads republican Kim Guadagno in the latest Monmouth University poll by 14 percentage points; other recent polls put Murphy&#8...
November 1, 2017

NOW YOU HAVE TO BE 21 TO LEGALLY SMOKE IN New Jersey

The legal age to purchase and use cigarettes in the Garden State has increased back to 21 years of age.  A new state law takes effect today that increases the smoking age to 21; it used to be 19.  The restriction applies to all tobacco products and ele...
October 31, 2017

PATRICK CALLAHAN NAMED NEW COMMANDER OF NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

Patrick Callahan is the new commander of the New Jersey State Police.  Callahan was sworn in to his new position on Tuesday, one day before Colonel Rick Fuentes retires from the post.  Callahan served New Jersey as a recovery bureau chief following Hur...