TRENTON – Assembly Transportation Chairman John Wisniewski on Friday announced the panel will hear testimony on the potential impact of the governor’s plan to slash NJ Transit’s subsidy and the fare hikes and service cuts that may result.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie said that New Jersey is in a “state of financial crisis” and outlined cuts to address a $2.2 billion gap in this year’s budget before a joint session of the Legislature this morning.
STATE — Road crews are working to clear New Jersey highways and major roadways, but the worst of this winter storm may not have come yet.
The National Weather Service has a blizzard warning in effect for the state. High winds — with gusts of up to 45 miles per hour — are expected this afternoon. Possible whiteout conditions will make travel dangerous, and officials are advising residents to stay at home if possible.
TRENTON – Senators from both parties introduced legislation to reform New Jersey’s troubled pension system on Monday.
UNION COUNTY — Tina Renna, president Union County Watchdog Association, is demanding answers from Westfield officials concerning the dismissal of two disorderly persons charges filed against a politically-connected police officer.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is preparing for another potentially significant winter storm, expected to arrive this evening. The storm would be the second major weather event in New Jersey in the last four days.
STATE – Another snowstorm is moving in later tonight and could blanket the area with between 8-18 inches before tapering off Wednesday night.
Thrift Shop Sale • Feb 12 & 13 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Best Friend Dog & Animal Adoption will hold a 50% off sale at their thrift shop, located at 1750 E. Second St., Scotch Plains. Proceeds will support the rescue group and donations of dog and cat food is also welcome. For info, call 1-732-388-8930.
CRANFORD—On Friday, Feb. 26, Union County College will host a workshop on Veterans Health Issues from noon to 2 p.m. in the Executive Education Center, located on the second floor of the Campus Center on the Cranford campus.
ROSELLE PARK—Assemblyman Jon Bramnick (R-Union County) will perform comedy on Feb. 18 in Roselle Park and on March 18 in New Brunswick.