Category: State News

Activists Call For NJ To Move Forward On Climate Issues

ASBURY PARK — With President Barack Obama touring the Jersey Shore with Gov. Chris Christie yesterday to inspect its ongoing recovery from the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, a crowd of New Jersey activists gathered to call on the elected officials to help prevent climate disruption and future extreme weather events by moving forward on clean energy.

NJ Sues Gas Stations Accused Of Selling Aviation Fuel To Motorists

NEWARK – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs and its Office of Weights and Measures have sued six gas stations, their parent company, and two fuel distribution firms, after the gas stations allegedly sold aviation fuel, which contains toxic lead, during a three-day period in December, to consumers who thought they were filling their cars with ordinary, unleaded motor fuel.


Bob Ingle Bashes Assemblyman Joe Cryan

Gannett News columnist Bob Ingle not only says Assemblyman Joe Cryan lost respect and credibility as state party chairman under former Gov. Jon Corzine, and he calls Cryan “the poster child for double-dippers” — then  declares that he’s is not seen as a champion on women’s issues: “Can you say emails, boys and girls?”

Ingle says a top state Democrat once told him, “The biggest mistake we ever made was making Cryan our party chairman.”  

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[OPINION] The Jersey Shore Is Coming Back Strong

Memorial Day, the traditional start to summer, is once again upon us. Less than seven months removed from Superstorm Sandy, this holiday weekend is certain to be marked by mixed emotions across the shore region – awe in the power of nature, sadness over the tremendous losses we experienced, pride in our resolve to recover.