Jan. 7, 2016: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

They’ve saved the toughest issues for last. Just days before their session ends lawmakers are tackling taxes and pensions, but the most contentious law would allow casinos in North Jersey.

Wind power is also on the Senate docket. While the state has great potential to develop offshore wind energy, the argument’s not whether to build wind farms. The squabble’s over who would pay for it.

And NJ Transit commuters are in for a treat: a graceful, shiny, new Penn Station across the river in New York. It would replace the replacement structure they’ve suffered through since 1963.