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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Oct. 17, 2014

10-17-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

State to check Sandy pay for Atlantic City schools

10-17-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The state Education Department will review payments made to Atlantic City school employees during Superstorm Sandy. The state says there are concerns the payments may have violated rules. The Press of Atlantic City ...
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Assembly Approves Sports Betting Measure

10-16-14
Members of the Assembly approved legislation to legalize sports betting in New Jersey. Gov. Christie will now have to decide whether to veto or sign the measure.
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Senate Committee Considers Pinelands Commission Nominees

10-16-14
Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee discussed two nominations for the Pinelands Commission while protestors tried to stop their approval.
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Fulop Flips on Trash Station; Won’t Support It Despite Leaving $10M on Table

10-16-14
Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop said he was reversing course on plans for a trash transfer station in Greenville Yards because of community outcry.

Menendez racking up legal expenses over donor ties

10-16-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez is continuing to rack up legal bills related to Justice Department and Senate Ethics Committee investigations into his ties to a major donor. New filings released through the IRS late Wednesday show a ...

Incumbent House members have fundraising advantage

10-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Campaign finance filings show that incumbent members of the House of Representatives from New Jersey have huge fundraising advantages over their challengers. The deadline for candidates to file fundraising information through ...

New Jersey Assembly swears in new member

10-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State lawmakers welcomed Franklin Township resident and Army veteran Joseph Danielsen to their ranks on Thursday. Danielsen succeeds Upendra Chivukula in the 17th District representing Middlesex and Somerset counties. Chivukula ...

NJ says it has 80 percent of easements for shore

10-16-14
MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) — As the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaches, New Jersey says it has acquired 80 percent of the easements it needs to do shore protection work along the coast. The state Department of Environmental Protection ...

Poll shows LoBiondo way ahead in re-election bid

10-16-14
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — A new poll shows Republican U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo well ahead of his Democratic challenger in southern New Jersey's 2nd Congressional District. The Monmouth University Poll released Thursday shows the 10-term ...