New Jersey

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...
November 9, 2017

POSSIBLE NEW DELIBERATIONS ARE NEEDED IN MENENDEZ CORRUPTION TRIAL

If the jury deliberating corruption charges against Senator Robert Menendez does not reach a verdict today, deliberations may have to begin again on Monday with a new juror present.  One juror was promised by the judge that she could take vacation as planned next week.  The jury will be off tomorrow for the Veterans Day [...]

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November 8, 2017

MURPHY THANKS VOTERS DAY AFTER BECOMING GOVERNOR-ELECT

Governor-elect Phil Murphy began his day Wednesday by thanking voters in northern New Jersey for his support.  Murphy told voters that he had a good conversation with Governor Christie last night, and both men talked about the upcoming transition. The ...