TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democratic New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy’s first full day on the job will include a Cabinet meeting and an executive order signing event. Continue Reading
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed an executive order aimed at promoting gender pay equality. Continue Reading
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors are urging a judge to impose a life sentence on a New Jersey man who injured 30 people in a Manhattan bombing and then promoted his extremist ideology to other prisoners. Continue Reading
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — The mayor and a majority of council members in the New Jersey city that’s featured in Bruce Springsteen songs are open to allowing the sale of marijuana if the state legalizes it.
Asbury Park Mayor John Moor tells the Asbury Park Press he has no problem with medical or recreational marijuana if it’s legally dispensed and taxed.
The city has not been approached by any companies interested in opening a dispensary.
Point Pleasant Beach and Berkeley Township have introduced ordinances banning the sale, saying they want to preserve the family-oriented nature of their communities.
Democratic Gov-elect Phil Murphy supports legalizing marijuana.
The U.S. Justice Department last week overturned Obama administration guidelines that federal prosecutors shouldn’t interfere with states allowing people to use pot for medical and recreational uses.
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GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Officials have closed schools in Gloucester Township because of a standoff with a suspect barricaded in a home who is firing at police officers. Continue Reading