New Jersey

December 28, 2017

STATE’S MINIMUM WAGE WILL CLIMB SLIGHTLY ON MONDAY

New Jersey’s minimum wage will climb slightly starting on New Year’s Day.  The wage is expected to go up by 16 cents an hour to $8.60 an hour.  Governor-elect Phil Murphy would like to see the minimum wage climb to $15 per hour during his a...
December 28, 2017

STATE, LOCAL POLICE TO BE OUT IN FORCE DURING NEW YEAR’S WEEKEND

If you drink and drive this holiday weekend, chances are you will get caught.  New Jersey law enforcement officials say there will be many more patrols out on the streets during New Year’s weekend looking for impaired drivers.  There were four driving-related deaths in the Garden State during last year’s New Year’s weekend; three of [...]

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December 28, 2017

POWERBALL JACKPOT CLIMBS TO OVER $380 MILLION

Would nearly $400 million in your pocket be a good way to start the new year?  New Jersey Lottery officials announced that there were no winners in the Powerball jackpot Wednesday night, which will push the top prize to approximately $384 million.  Three tickets were sold in New Jersey for last night’s drawing that had [...]

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December 27, 2017

CHRISTIE: TOWNS MUST ACCEPT PREPAID TAXES BEFORE END OF THIS YEAR

Governor Christie has signed an executive order that mandates local communities to accept prepaid property tax payments for the first and second quarters of next year.  The payments must be postmarked before the end of the year.  Christie says the move will help some residents pay taxes early and continue to use the federal tax [...]

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