New Jersey Legislature
New Jersey’s economic recovery has not been as robust as state forecasters had anticipated. As a result there is a revenue shortfall, the size of which is now being debated by legislators in Trenton.
The state assembly is ready to take a full vote on the plan as soon as next week.
Gov. Chris Christie has followed through on his promise to reject a bill allowing same-sex marriage in New Jersey by quickly vetoing the measure Friday and renewing his call for a ballot question to decide the issue.
There’s another attempt in the New Jersey legislature to cut down on government workers leaving their jobs with tens of thousands of dollars as payment for unused sick leave.
Democratic state senators, needing some Republican support to override the governor’s vetoes, got none.
Democrats in the New Jersey state senate were trying, with little early success, to mount overrides of more than three dozen line-item vetoes that Governor Chris Christie made in the budget.
Dr. Nandini Madan, a pediatric cardiologist at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, says a pulse oximetry test for every infant is a good idea and could save lives.
Teens who send sexually explicit photos by cell phone or social networking sites could avoid harsh legal penalties if a bill in New Jersey becomes law.
One day after a plan was introduced in New Jersey to put license plates on bicycles, the legislator behind the idea has decided to pull it.
New Jersey now has what some say is the toughest anti-bullying law in America — a measure long sought by one South Jersey legislator.