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140402Brenda

Terra Tech Hopes to Corner Marijuana Market

4-2-14
The company Terra Tech has invested $5 million to expand its facility in the hopes that New Jersey legalizes marijuana for recreational use.
140402Oscanlon

Asm. O’Scanlon: Current Budget Has One of the Lowest Gaps

4-2-14
Assemblyman Declan O'Scanlon says the latest state budget at $34.4 billion has one of the lowest gaps in the past three years and Gov. Christie is making pension payments at higher rates and more consistently than anyone in the last 25 years.
140402Schaer

Asm. Schaer: Pension Issues Were Addressed Three Years Ago

4-2-14
Assembly Budget Committee Chairman Gary Schaer says that pension reform was done three years ago and other issues now need to be the priority.
140402Wanko

Campaign Aims to Replace Trees Destroyed By Sandy

4-2-14
Municipalities have signed up for the New Jersey Community Tree Recovery Campaign, which will hand out tree seedlings to more than 100 communities.

Tesla to sue New Jersey over car dealer rules

4-2-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Electric-car company Tesla Motors has filed notice it intends to sue New Jersey over a ruling that would stop it from selling its vehicles in the state within two weeks. The notice was filed last week to the state appellate ...

Mix-up on nominations threatens Trenton election

4-2-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge is being asked to rule on whether candidates for mayor and city council in Trenton can stay on the ballot even though they didn't gather as many signatures as required under state law. The city clerk has ...

Report: New Jersey town could lose Sandy aid

4-2-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The federal government says more than $4 million in Superstorm Sandy aid promised to a New Jersey shore town should be reallocated or repaid because it was not needed. The Homeland Security Department's Inspector General's ...

Man accused of torching mayoral candidate’s bus

4-2-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The mayoral race in New Jersey's largest city is literally heating up. Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for a man accused of setting fire to Newark mayoral candidate Ras Baraka's campaign bus. Authorities say ...

US embroiled in Japan-Korea tussle over history

4-2-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some American cities are finding themselves caught in historical disputes between two close U.S. allies: Japan and South Korea. Korean-Americans have won approval for local memorials for the victims of Japanese sexual slavery ...
140401Budget

Legislators Question State Treasurer About Budget Numbers

4-1-14
Democrats are skeptical about projections from Gov. Christie regarding the state's revenues.