New Jersey

May 18, 2017

GOP CANDIDATES FOR GOVERNOR TO DEBATE TONIGHT

The two republican candidates for governor plan to square off tonight during a televised debate.  Frontrunner Kim Guadagno and Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli will have their final debate before the June 6th primary election. ##
May 17, 2017

LT. GOV. GUADAGNO UNVEILS NEW ATTACK AD IN GOP PRIMARY

New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno has unveiled a new attack ad in advance of the June 6th gubernatorial primary.  Her campaign has a new ad that blasts Assemblyman jack Ciattarelli over his alleged support of higher taxes.  This is Guadagno’s second television ad in the campaign. ##
May 17, 2017

STATE’S TOP FEDERAL JUDGE GOING TO PARTIAL RETIREMENT

New Jersey’s top federal judge is going into partial retirement.  Chief Justice Jerome Simandle is assuming senior status and will be replaced by Judge Jose Linares.  Simandale will now hear a reduced number of cases; he’s 68 years old. ##
May 16, 2017

STATE SCRAMBLES TO MAKE UP REVENUE SHORTFALL IN BUDGET

The State of New Jersey is over a half billion dollars short of projected revenue for the year, so cuts are being made.  State treasury officials told lawmakers this week that Homestead property tax rebate reimbursements will be withheld for two months to local towns as a way to make up for the revenue shortfall. [...]