TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey appeals court is allowing a new law letting terminally ill patients to get life-ending drugs to go into effect. (more…)
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers have passed legislation aimed at eliminating confusion surrounding the state’s 2018 vote-by-mail law. (more…)
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An investment fund manager from Philadelphia is facing charges in New Jersey stemming from an alleged $100 million securities fraud scheme. (more…)
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are set to vote on legislation aimed at updating the state’s vote-by-mail law. (more…)
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark is announcing a plan to dramatically cut the time it will take to replace pipes that are causing elevated lead levels in drinking water. (more…)
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Tropical weather far off the coast is churning the ocean and continuing a risk for rip currents along the New Jersey shore. (more…)
FREEHOLD, NJ – The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders has authorized the creation of a Monmouth County Talent Bank, which will give residents the opportunity to express interest in volunteering on various boards and commissions. (more…)
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New York and New Jersey have submitted a plan that cuts nearly $1.5 billion off the cost of a rail tunnel project under the Hudson River. (more…)
TUXEDO, N.Y. (AP) — The latest weapon in the fight against invasive species is the sniffing power of dogs trained to find noxious weeds before they flower and spread seeds. (more…)
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey hasn’t fared too well in the latest national rankings of state highway systems.
A report released Thursday by the Reason Foundation ranks New Jersey dead last in cost-effectiveness and conditions. The nonpartisan public policy think tank found New Jersey has the highest per-mile costs and has the highest total spending per mile of any state. On a more positive note, New Jersey’s overall road fatality rate was fourth in the nation. The foundation ranked New York 45th overall and Pennsylvania 35th. North Dakota ranked first. The report used statistics compiled by the Federal Highway Administration from data reported in 2016 and 2017 by each state.