Supporters of a natural gas pipeline through the Pinelands from South Jersey Gas say it will help the region get rid of a coal-burning plant in favor of a high efficiency gas-burning plant. Opponents say the project will increase global warming pollution.
North Jersey lawmakers want a question on the ballot that would let voters permit casinos outside of Atlantic City. They want up to three allowed, possibly in Hudson, Essex and Bergen counties, to recapture the gaming marketshare.
A citywide municipal ID program will begin Aug. 1 in Newark. Supporters say the program will help those without proper identification gain access to services like health care, utilities and bank accounts.
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