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150626Cruz

Christie Vetoes Dem Budget, Kills Millionaire, Corporate Tax, Proposes EITC Increase

6-26-15
Gov. Christie line-item vetoed portions of the state budget approved by the Democratically controlled Legislature.
150626Flanagan

East Orange Works to Clean Up Abandoned Properties

6-26-15
East Orange officials are taking steps to clean up foreclosed and abandoned homes by enforcing ordinances and imposing fines on property owners, including banks.
150625Aron

Lawmakers Approve State Budget Along Party Lines, Christie Expected to Veto Portions

6-25-15
Gov. Christie is expected to line-item veto the millionaires tax and corporate business tax surplus in the state budget that lawmakers approved.
150625Cruz

Legislators Consider Over 100 Bills

6-25-15
Lawmakers had over 100 bills on their agenda Thursday, ranging from standardized testing to residency requirements for new cops and firefighters.
150625Delmore

Family Income Affects Children’s Brain Size, Research Shows

6-25-15
A recent study found that the brain surface area linked to intelligence is correlated with family income. At Acelero Learning in Freehold, they have created a program that aims to level the playing field for kids and their parents.
150624Cruz

Transit Advocate Coalition Calls Out Democrats for Stiffing Commuters

6-24-15
The New Jersey For Transit Coalition rallied in Trenton criticizing Democrats who didn't fully fund NJ Transit in their proposed budget, which will likely lead to a 9 percent fare increase.
150623Aron

Lawmakers Approve Tax Hikes in Budget to Make Full Pension Payment

6-23-15
Members of the Assembly and Senate Budget Committee approved Democrats' spending plan to add a millionaires tax and a surcharge on the corporate business tax in order to make a full pension payment. Republicans say the governor will veto the changes, however.
150623Flanagan

Casino Debate Pits North Against South Jersey

6-23-15
Some North Jersey lawmakers are pushing for a casino in the northern part of the state while those in South Jersey say Atlantic City needs to keep its hold on the gaming industry.
150623Wanko

Treasury Department to Add Woman to $10 Bill

6-23-15
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced a woman will be added to the $10 bill in 2020, but some want to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with a woman instead.
150622Aron

Democrats Propose Budget with Full Pension Payment

6-22-15
Democrats included a millionaires tax and a surcharge on the corporate business tax as part of their spending plan to make the full pension payment.