STATE — New Jersey voters are of two minds in reacting to a series of proposals by the governor’s special commission on gaming, sports and entertainment.
TRENTON—Earlier this week, NJ DEP Commissioner Bob Martin announced the creation of a special panel to recommend ways to overhaul the State’s process of leasing property to private companies that run pipelines, cables, electric lines and towers across many thousands of acres of state-owned land and water.
JEFFERSON – Jefferson Township Fire Company #2 (JTFD #2) will host its first annual Inferno Run / Walk on Saturday, August 21. The day will include the course-certified 5K race, along with a kids Half-Mile Fire Dash, a Tot Trot for children five years and younger, giveaways, an awards ceremony, post-race refreshments, and DJ entertainment.
STATE — Political insiders are concerned about the extent two crooked contractors plan on cooperating with criminal investigators in exchange for a plea bargain.
TRENTON – Democratic lawmakers criticized Gov. Chris Christie for his handling of New Jersey’s state budget at a hearing on a projected $10.5 billion deficit for the fiscal year starting July 1, 2011 this morning.
STATE – For the third straight week, New Jersey reported a drop in the number of initial unemployment claims filed.
TRENTON — The Assembly Budget Committee will meet today to hear testimony on the projected $10.5 billion budget deficit for next fiscal year.
STATE — New Jersey voters continue to prefer less spending to more taxes. According to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, three of five voters (60%) say the state should hold the line on spending even if many programs have to be reduced.
TRENTON – Officials of the New Jersey State Lottery and the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. met this week at Lottery headquarters to kick-off the New Jersey Lottery’s annual “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” Awareness Campaign.
TRENTON – Kris Schantz understands the power of fear. It’s what drives many of us to scream or run at the mere sight of a snake in the yard.