Sweeney: Hiring 20 New Judges In NJ Will Reduce Prison Time For Defendants Unable To Afford BailNew Jersey will implement bail system reforms in January that supporters say will "promote racial justice," in part, by hiring more judges.
NJ Senator: Atlantic City Electric Was "Horrible" In Their Response To The StormsState Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3rd), told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano that following the massive power outages from the storms on June 23rd, Atlantic City Electric (ACE) was “horrible” in comparison to PSE&G.
NJ Officials Fighting For Legislation To Ban Beach TagsMany New Jersey beach towns will need beach replenishment funds following Superstorm Sandy. If legislation sponsored by state Senator Michael Doherty and state Senate President Steve Sweeney becomes law, storm damaged towns that accept federal replenishment funds must provide free beach access and public toilet facilities.
Minimum Wage Hike In New Jersey May Be Up To VotersAt the original Mart Pretzel Bakery in Cinnaminson, five employees who make pretzels in several sizes and flavors make more than New Jersey's minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. Most start around $8 an hour says Shaughnessy Fraser, whose family owns the business.