Boat dealers like MarineMax are hoping more New Jerseyans will want to buy boats since Governor Christie signed a bill into law that cuts the sales and use tax on all boats sold in the state. It was cut in half from seven percent to 3.5 percent.
One in four people in New Jersey have a mental illness, and of those people only one third receive treatment. More than 985,000 people have an addiction, and of those people only six percent have access to care.
Beck’s plan would dedicate 3.34 percent of state revenue growth, the average over the last six years, to the fund. That generates a total of $33.9 billion in compounded revenue between fiscal year 2017 and 2023.
Democratic lawmakers gathered at the site of the old E.C. Electroplating factory in Garfield to celebrate the successful start to remediation of this superfund site and to call for a more stable funding source for the federal program to cover so-called “orphan sites”.
Edison Police have yet to comment about the New Jersey Second Amendment Society’s secret recording of police department employees dispensing what appears to be misleading information about a permit to carry a concealed gun.
At last count Camden county had about 650 homeless residents, more than half were disabled. Once these 50 participants are placed in a home the program will then work to bring in needed services --- like behavioral and addiction help.
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