State of New Jersey
Elie Honig, director of the state’s Division of Criminal Justice, says cops won’t be the only ones with eyes peeled.
Sen. Nicholas Scutari (D-Union County), who chairs the state senate’s Judiciary Committee, says the war on marijuana has gone nowhere and it just makes sense to make marijuana available legally to those over 21.
“We worked hard at the end of the session to try to advance good legislation that had bipartisan support, and most of those bills did,” said state senate president Steve Sweeney. “It was quite a surprise to see so many vetoed.”
A vote is set this week that would make the Garden State the third in the nation to have such a requirement.
The death of US Senator Frank Lautenberg led to a special election for his seat. Newark mayor Cory Booker won handily.
Starting today, New Jersey joins only two other states — Delaware and Nevada — in offering Internet gambling within its borders.
A complaint has been filed with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, contending that the Christie administration is making it more difficult for Hispanics to recover from Hurricane Sandy.
A judge’s ruling Friday that New Jersey must allow gay couples to marry will not be the last word on the issue after Gov. Chris Christie’s administration said it would appeal to a higher court.
A New Jersey judge has ruled that the state must allow same-sex couples to marry.
Compassionate Sciences says it will be opening a facility in Bellmawr both for growing medical marijuana and for treating patients.
Those placards are renewed every three years. The next time yours is up, you’ll have to go to your doctor who will recertify that you still need it.
Rowan president Ali Houshmand says his goal is to double enrollment over the next ten years while increasing the school’s budget, endowment, and research grant funding.
New Jersey takes in $1 billion a year from tobacco, three-fourths of that from tax revenue. But not one penny of that is earmarked for smoking cessation programs.
It turns out that the petition deadline, under state law, is this coming Monday.
“We’ve gone from 9.3 (percent) two months ago to 8.7,” said state labor commissioner Harold Wirths. “That’s the steepest drop since 1977.”