New Jersey

May 16, 2017

CHRISTIE’S BUDGET HAS REVENUE SHORTFALLS…AGAIN

Another budget proposed by Governor Christie includes a huge revenue shortfall.  The Office of Legislative Services believes Christie’s new budget falls $687 million short of projections.  The Treasury Department will present its final revenue figures today. ##
May 15, 2017

NJ SENATOR CALLS FOR LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA

State Senator Nicholas Scutari on Monday unveiled his plan to legalize marijuana in New Jersey.  Scutari says the move would generate $300 million in tax revenue which could fund essential programs.  Governor Christie calls Scutari’s plan “stupid”. ##
May 15, 2017

TWO DEAD IN CRASH OF LEAR JET IN NORTHERN New Jersey

The investigation continues into the crash of a Lear jet near the Teterboro Airport in northern New Jersey Monday afternoon.  The plane crashed upside down, killing the two pilots on board; they were the only people on the jet at the time of the crash.  The National Transportation Safety Board is en route. ##
May 15, 2017

UPDATE: BODY OF FISHERMAN RECOVERED IN DELAWARE RIVER

The body of a fisherman who went missing Sunday in the Delaware River has been reportedly recovered.  WPVI-TV reports that the body of 38 year old Frank Montana Jr. was recovered late Sunday night.  Montana Jr. and his cousin were on board a small boat that capsized in the river; neither man was wearing a [...]