New Jersey

January 18, 2018

NEW JERSEY HAS A CHANCE TO LAND AMAZON, SO DOES PHILADELPHIA AND NYC

Amazon’s second headquarters is coming to our region, but exactly where is still undetermined.  Amazon officials confirmed Thursday that the three finalists for locations are Newark, NJ, Philadelphia, and New York City.  New Jersey has offered Am...
January 17, 2018

GOVERNOR: SURE, I’LL TAKE THE $175,000 PAYCHECK

Governor Phil Murphy says yes, he will accept the $175,000 salary to be governor of the Garden State.  Murphy held a meeting Wednesday to discuss an increase in the minimum wage and confirmed he will accept the salary as the state’s political lea...
January 16, 2018

NJ HAS ITS FIRST EVER SIKH ATTORNEY GENERAL

Gurbir Grewal is the first-ever Sikh to hold the position of Attorney General in the Garden State.  Grewal took his oath of office on Tuesday, replacing Christopher Porrino.  Grewal is 44 years old and was raised in Bergen and Hudson counties. The post...
January 16, 2018

MURPHY SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER REQUIRING EQUAL PAY FOR WOMEN

One of Governor Phil Murphy’s first major acts as the leader of New Jersey is to sign an executive order that mandates equal pay for women.  Murphy held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to announce this new policy and signed the order to make...