New Jersey

November 13, 2017

MENENDEZ JURY GETS BACK TO WORK MONDAY

The jury deliberating corruption charges against Senator Robert Menendez gets back to work today, and essentially starts over.  One juror was excused for a vacation and was replaced, meaning the jury has to begin deliberations again.  The juror who was...
November 10, 2017

REPORT: DISMISSED MENENDEZ JUROR THINKS HE’S INNOCENT

A juror who was dismissed from the trial involving Senator Robert Menendez thinks he’s innocent, and so do some other jurors.  NJ.com reports that the juror believes a corruption case has not been built against Menendez, and at three other jurors agree with her.  She was excused due to a vacation, and deliberations have to [...]

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November 9, 2017

MURPHY PICKS OLIVER TO HEAD UP NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS

Governor-elect Phil Murphy has made his first cabinet selection, and it happens to be his running mate.  Shelia Oliver was selected by Murphy to head up the Department of Community Affairs in addition to her duties as Lieutenant Governor.  The Departme...
November 9, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: PRIETO OUT, COUGHLIN IN AS ASSEMBLY SPEAKER

Vincent Prieto is out, Craig Coughlin is in as the Speaker of the New Jersey Assembly.  Prieto announced Thursday afternoon that he would not seek another term as Speaker and put his support behind Coughlin, a democrat from North Jersey’s 19th Le...