New Jersey

July 6, 2017

PUBLIC WELFARE FRAUD STING CONTINUES IN LAKEWOOD

Six more couples from Lakewood have been charged with welfare fraud. State officials say the couples received a combined $400,000 in welfare benefits despite not being eligible to collect. So far, more than $2 million in fraud has been discovered in ...
July 5, 2017

GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATES TO GET MATCHING FUNDS

The two major gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey have raised enough money to qualify for matching election funds. Democrat Phil Murphy and republican Kim Guadagno both have reached the threshold of fundraising to get the matching campaign funds pr...
July 5, 2017

SWEENEY: NEW STATE BUDGET BEST IN THE PAST TEN YEARS

Senate President Steve Sweeney says the new state budget is the best New Jersey budget in the last ten years. Sweeney wrote a guest column for the Star Ledger and blames Horizon for causing the government shutdown because it was unwilling to negotiate...
July 4, 2017

MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION GIVING SOME DRIVERS A BREAK

The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission is giving drivers who were impacted by the government shutdown a two-day reprieve. Officials say they will provide two extra days to drivers who were not able to get various licenses and registrations updated du...