New Jersey

May 10, 2018

CALLAHAN TO REMAIN SUPERINTENDENT OF STATE POLICE

Patrick Callahan will continue in his role as the superintendent of the New Jersey State Police.  Governor Phil Murphy decided to give the job to Callahan, who was appointed by former governor Chris Christie.  Callahan must still be confirmed by the Ne...
May 10, 2018

PUBLIC WORKERS COULD LOSE BENEFITS, PENSIONS FOR NEW OFFENSES

Public workers could now lose their benefits and pensions if they are convicted of some new offenses.  A new bill approved by lawmakers now adds harassment, sexual assault, and lewdness to the list of offenses that can cost employees their retirement b...
May 9, 2018

MURPHY SIGNS BILL TO ALLOW UNDOCUMENTED INDIVIDUALS GET COLLEGE AID

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has signed a new bill that allows individuals who are undocumented apply for college assistance.  The new law now allows not only for undocumenteds to pay state rates for in-state education, but also qualifies them to ge...
May 8, 2018

93 PEOPLE SHOT IN NEW JERSEY IN APRIL

93 people were shot in New Jersey during the month of April.  Governor Phil Murphy announced the numbers as the State attempts to keep better track of the shootings, and where the illegal guns come from.  Murphy says the State will “name and sham...