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Lawmaker seeks probes into lethal police incidents

11-21-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey legislator is introducing a measure that would mandate independent investigations into fatal incidents involving the police. Democratic Assemblyman Reed Gusciora announced the measure on Friday along with a police ...

New Jersey again rejects offshore windmill plan

11-21-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has rejected a proposed windmill power project off the coast of Atlantic City for the third time. The state Board of Public Utilities ruled Friday there is no guarantee Fishermen's Energy will receive all the ...

Judge dismisses ex-Hunterdon sheriff’s lawsuit

11-21-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by Hunterdon County's former sheriff and two subordinates that claimed they were the victims of malicious prosecution and retaliation Former Sheriff Deborah Trout, Undersheriff ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Nov. 21, 2014

11-21-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

New Jersey fights judge’s ruling on sports betting

11-21-14
A spokesman for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the state has filed a notice of appeal against a judge's decision blocking sports betting. A federal judge said Friday New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort ...
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Undocumented Immigrants Await Obama Address as Numbers Soar in NJ

11-20-14
A new Pew Research Center study found that New Jersey is one of seven states that has seen its undocumented immigrant population increase over the past four years.
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Gas Tax Hike Proposed to Replenish Transportation Trust Fund

11-20-14
Assemblyman John Wisniewski suggests a 25 cent per gallon gas tax increase, while others are proposing a more modest raise.

Bills’ home game against Jets relocated to Detroit

11-20-14
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The NFL has decided to move the Bills' home game against the New York Jets to Monday night in Detroit after a severe winter storm pounded western New York. League spokesman Michael Signora announced the change on Thursday ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Nov. 20, 2014

11-20-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Lawmakers call for more local traffic funding

11-20-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are calling for local governments to get a bigger share of funding from the state to address transportation issues in cities and counties. Assembly Transportation Committee Chairman John Wisniewski ...