2016 marks the best numbers yet for the tourism industry, including a 22 percent jump over 2010’s stats -- after a few years marked by the global economic downturn and the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy.
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle is sponsoring a bill that would allow municipalities to create a registry of short-term rentals. A companion bill is seeking to tax Airbnb rentals with the same surcharges as hotels and motels.
Gov. Christie says he'll work with Sen. Sandra Cunningham to get an expungement bill through New Jersey’s Legislature that would apply to non-violent offenders to give them a clean slate and help them more easily find a job.
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