Category: State News

Port Authority police load up on overtime

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) police department employees collected an average of $34,662 in overtime during 2016, up from $29,931 the year before, according to payroll data recently added to SeeThroughNY, the Empire Center’s transparency website. The…

Website mysteriously goes dark

Some New Jersey voters are asking “What happened to Mr. Goldman Sachs?” A website containing information critical of the Wall Street billionaire who is trying to buy the Democratic nomination for governor has mysteriously gone dark, leading to speculation that former…

Women made less than men in 2016

Equal Pay Day marks the amount of time women have to work to catch up to what men earned in 2016, and Sen. Patty Murray D-Wash., and Representative Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., commemorated the event by reintroducing the Paycheck Fairness Act. The…