Christie Kills Supplemental Spending Bills

STATE – Citing the need for fiscal responsibility, Gov. Chris Christie vetoed three Democrat-initiated spending bills on Friday. The governor shot down a homebuyer’s tax credit bill, and proposals to restore funding for the FamilyCare program and women’s health and family planning services.

Drug Kingpin Sentenced To 32 Years

ELIZABETH — Alejandro Cleves, who served as the kingpin of a notorious drug ring that was responsible for bringing upwards of 250 kilos heroin into the United States annually, was sentenced to 32 years in state prison Friday.

Five Tax Scams to Avoid this Summer

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service issues a list of the top 12 tax scams each year – known as the Dirty Dozen. The scams are illegal and can lead to problems for taxpayers including significant penalties, interest and possible criminal prosecution.