New Jersey

May 16, 2018

LOCAL TOWNS HAVE TO SATISFY OPEN RECORDS REQUESTS FROM OUT OF STATE

Local governments have to satisfy open public records requests, even from individuals who don’t live in New Jersey.  An appellate court overturned a lower court ruling and decided that even non-state residents must provide written public records to people who don’t live here.  The New Jersey Legislature created the Open Public Records Act but also …

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May 16, 2018

NJ AMERICAN WATER COMPANY IMPLEMENTING HUGE RATE INCREASE

A water company that provides water throughout many parts of the state is implementing a 12 percent rate increase.  Customers of New Jersey American Water Company will face a new rate as of June 15th that will increase the monthly bill by about six dol...
May 14, 2018

SPORTS BETTING BAN REPEALED, NEW JERSEY MAY ENACT IT

The United States Supreme Court has tossed out the sports betting ban in New Jersey, meaning the Garden State has a green light to enact it.  Congressman Frank LoBiondo says this is very exciting news for Atlantic City, and should bring tourism to New ...
May 13, 2018

BIRTHDAY PARTY SHOOTING IN SOUTH JERSEY LEAVES FIVE INJURED

Five people were injured in South Jersey over the weekend as shots were fired at a birthday party in Gloucester County.  It happened outside of an Elks club early Saturday morning.  Three men and one woman were injured by gunfire; a fifth was injured when he ran away from he scene.  The Paulsboro Police Department …

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