Middlesex

NJ taxpayers got smoked in tobacco bond deal

Behind New Jersey’s Tobacco Bond Bailout, A Hedge Fund’s $100 Million Payday by Cezary Podkul | ProPublica TRENTON, N.J. — When state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff briefed lawmakers on New Jersey’s ailing budget in April, he brought good news. His office had just…

Superfund sites in New Jersey

For decades it was standard practice to dump waste on the ground, in rivers or to leave it out in the open. As a result, thousands of uncontrolled or abandoned contaminated sites were created. Some common contaminated sites include abandoned…

Scutari talks pot & scandal on MSNBC

LINDEN — Sen. Nicholas Scutari provided insight about the investigation into the George Washington Bridge scandal that has been dogging GOP Gov. Chris Christie during an interview on MSNBC that aired live on Saturday. Scutari also discussed his initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in…