New Jersey

May 15, 2017

RECOVERY MISSION MONDAY FOR BOATER MISSING IN DELAWARE RIVER

A recovery mission is expected Monday in the Delaware River to look for a missing boater.  The search for the boater was called off Sunday night hours after the boat capsized and the boater was tossed into the river.  Eight boats and divers searched for the boater Sunday, but to no avail. ##
May 13, 2017

NJ POLL: TAXPAYERS DO NOT SUPPORT ASPECTS OF TRUMP PLAN

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows over 50 percent of New Jersey voters do not like certain parts of President Trump’s new tax plan.  The plan calls for the elimination of the federal deduction for state and local taxes.  New Jersey residents pay the highest effective property tax rate in the nation. ##
May 12, 2017

CHRISTIE: USE LOTTERY CASH TO PAY DOWN PENSION DEBT

Proceeds from the New Jersey Lottery may be used to pay off the public pension debt.  The Christie administration unveiled its plan this week to pay down the debt with excess money from the lottery.  So far the proposal has received a positive response from labor unions. ##
May 12, 2017

DRIVERS TO GET MORE TIME TO SETTLE UP PARKING TICKETS

New Jersey drivers will be getting more time to settle outstanding parking tickets before their licenses are revoked. Governor Christie signed a new bill into law that will delay the potential suspension of a drivers license for 30 days to give drivers...