The medical marijuana bill was scheduled for a Senate vote Tuesday. The Senate passed a similar bill last year, 43-to-7, but it passed late in the legislative session and died in the House.
North Jersey Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver looks at events in and out of the state, events well documented and debated.
Pennsylvanians may soon be paying a larger monthly fee on their phone bills following state House passage on Monday of a measure designed to help counties fund their 911 emergency communications centers.
The state Senate has sent the House a bill that would overturn Philadelphia’s new law, set to take effect next month, that would require business owners with at least ten employees to allow workers to earn paid sick leave.
Gov. Chris Christie has conditionally vetoed a measure that would have overhauled drunken driving penalties and required the use of interlock ignition devices.
It’s called the Supportive School Climate Act.
Residents who want lottery tickets sent to their doorsteps could have them delivered under a bill moving in the Legislature.
New Jersey has ended this year’s harvest season for a species of brackish water turtle whose numbers are declining due to overharvesting.
A bill creating the offense of cyber harassment of a child in Pennsylvania has the overwhelming approval of the state House of Representatives.
A bill now under senate consideration would reduce the length of time someone is kept in isolation and require corrections officials to develop alternatives.
A state Senate committee approved a measure Monday that calls for the Motor Vehicle Commission to review an electronic driver’s license program.
It’s now up to Gov. Chris Christie whether New Jersey will ease the punishment for some motorists convicted of drunken driving.
The governors of New York and New Jersey jointly vetoed legislation Saturday aimed at overhauling the Port Authority and proposed instead a series of reforms they said would go further in bringing accountability to the agency.
New Jersey lawmakers are taking steps to attract small new casinos to Atlantic City and increase home ownership there as the city reels from a financial crisis partly brought on by the closings of large casino resorts this year.
Sen. Diane Allen, a Burlington County Republican, said Wednesday she’ll introduce a bill creating the Education Initiative for Former Casino Workers. It would dedicate at least $1 million a year from the state Labor Department’s Workforce Development Partnership Fund to provide training and education to workers laid off from Atlantic City casinos within the past two years.