New Jersey

May 12, 2017

DRIVERS TO GET MORE TIME TO SETTLE UP PARKING TICKETS

New Jersey drivers will be getting more time to settle outstanding parking tickets before their licenses are revoked. Governor Christie signed a new bill into law that will delay the potential suspension of a drivers license for 30 days to give drivers...
May 10, 2017

NEW JERSEY COULD BECOME THE GARDEN STATE..OFFICIALLY

New Jersey could officially become the Garden State soon.  Lawmakers in Trenton approved a measure Monday that would officially use the words “Garden State” as the official slogan of the State..even though the slogan already appears on license plates.  A Girl Scout troop proposed the official slogan after realizing New Jersey didn’t have a slogan [...]
May 9, 2017

STATE NOW OFFERING REWARD MONEY TO BLOW WHISTLE ON CORRUPTION

New Jersey is now offering members of the public cash rewards for tips that lead to sustainable corruption charges against public officials.  Attorney General Christopher Porrino held a news conference Tuesday and announced a new anti-corruption whistle blower program with maximum rewards set at $25,000. ##
May 8, 2017

CHRISTIE VETOES BILL THAT WOULD HAVE SURRENDERED PENSION CONTROL

Governor Christie has vetoed a law that would have given control to police and firefighters’ pensions to the unions.  Christie said he would only approve the bill if so-called “golden parachutes” including huge payouts for unused sick time were wiped out. ##