Yesterday the Budget Committee of the New Jersey State Senate favorably reviewed and recommended approval of legislation that would codify important restrictions on the use of eminent domain in local redevelopment projects, and also would provide municipalities with the opportunity to undertake redevelopment projects without using eminent domain.
TRENTON – U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s death this week leaves Gov. Chris Christie in the position to name his replacement, but the governor’s nominee will only serve a few months.
The father whom named one of his children Adolf Hitler Campbell showed up attired in a full Nazi uniform and a Hitler mustache, for a Family Court hearing where he is fighting the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family…
STATE – Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.38 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,525 gas outlets in New Jersey. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.64 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—United States Senator Frank R. Lautenberg, the last remaining World War II veteran serving in the Senate, died due to complications from viral pneumonia at 4:02 a.m. today at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell. He was 89 years old.
Placing armed police officers in public schools would be a costly mistake in lieu of intelligence, sound judgment, and wisdom.
STATE — With the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season set to officially begin tomorrow, state officials are reminding New Jersey residents to prepare by staying informed, making a family emergency plan and having a well-stocked emergency kit.
TRENTON — State Senators Gerald Cardinale (R-Bergen, Passiac) and Nicholas Scutari (D-Union) introduced bipartisan legislation on Thursday that would authorize courts in any county in New Jersey to order patients with mental illness to partake in outpatient treatment. Currently, only six counties have taken advantage of legislation enacted in 2009 that enabled an involuntary outpatient treatment program.
STATE — Rather than cutting taxes, New Jersey policymakers should invest more in proven drivers of economic growth by spending more on public colleges and universities. Tax cut proposals that are being considered would drain the state’s revenues by about…
STATE — The New Jersey Senate approved 10 gun control bills, three of which now head to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk and seven that must receive legislative clearance in the Assembly. All 17 Senate Republicans voted against legislation that would…