Republished courtesy of New Jersey Monitor The quiet race in New Jersey’s 8th Congressional District got a jolt last week after reports revealed Sen. Bob Menendez is under federal investigation again. Menendez’s son, Rob, is the candidate in that district — though with fewer than two weeks left until Election Day, a district that is overwhelmingly […]
Courtesy of New Jersey Monitor The drawn-out fight over whether the brewery industry is hampered by onerous regulations continued Thursday during a committee meeting discussing legislation aimed at brewery license holders. Brewery owners, bartenders, and restaurateurs packed the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee hearing, where lawmakers heard a discussion of three bills — one to codify […]
State lawmakers are proposing the state create a Vision Zero task force, with an ambitious goal to eliminate traffic fatalities by 2035.
In New Jersey, state officials attempting to ease congestion on the section of the New Jersey Turnpike that leads to the Holland Tunnel are backing the type of plan urban economists worldwide have said encourages more traffic: widening the roadway so more cars can fit on it.
Two recently introduced bills would extend the period certain senior citizen renters and tenants with disabilities are protected from eviction if their homes are converted into condos, and would require more landlords to provide receipts for cash payments.
New Jersey raked in $4.6 million in tax revenue in the first 10 weeks since recreational cannabis sales launched.
Gov. Phil Murphy’s mask mandate for students and teachers will end next month, garnering support from many.
The state’s rising cases of COVID-19 have reignited the contentious debate over whether kids should learn virtually, or whether the value of in-person education is greater than the risk of children and teachers catching the virus.
The temporary restraining order a Hudson County official filed against a group of anti-ICE activists who protested outside his Jersey City home violates the constitutional rights of protestors, the American Civil Liberties Union’s New Jersey chapter said in a brief filed Friday.
Faculty members at New Jersey City University signaled they want to oust the state school’s president after a tense, two-hour Zoom meeting Monday.