Christie Thinks The Jersey MS "Pot Guy" Should Remain Behind Bars [AUDIO]
Governor Christie has taken a strong position that instead of sending non-violent drug offenders to jail, they should be sent to a rehab facility for mandatory treatment, and he’s recommending the state spend more than $2 million dollars to get the program up and running.
Study Shows NJ Has Made The Nation’s Most Severe Budget Cuts [AUDIO]
A new study by the Center for Budget Policy Priorities finds dozens of states have gone through great struggles to balance their budgets since the Great Recession began in 2003 – but no state has had a tougher time – and made more severe cuts than New Jersey.
NJ Schools Work To Avoid Ohio-Like Shooting Tragedy [AUDIO]
The death toll in the Ohio High School shooting rampage is now 3, with two more students still hospitalized.
Jersey Lawmen Get The Go-Ahead To Use Stun-Guns [AUDIO]
Jersey is the last state in the nation that doesn’t allow police departments to use stun guns.
Governor Christie Preps For A Good Fight With NJ Democrats [AUDIO]
As he travels around the state holding town hall meetings, Governor Christie is pushing his plan for an across-the-board 10 percent income tax cut.
What Effect Would Boosting NJ’s Minimum Wage Really Have? [POLL]
As expected, the Assembly Labor Committee has released legislation that would increase the minimum wage in Jersey – from 7-25 to 8-50 an hour.
New Jersey County Declares Youth Violence To Be A Public Health Issue [AUDIO]
As youth violence continues to get worse and worse, one County in Jersey has adopted a resolution declaring the problem as a “public health issue.”
A Hike In Jersey’s Minimum Wage Is Considered By Assembly Committee [AUDIO]
The Assembly Labor Committee considers a measure tomorrow that would boost the state minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.50 an hour, and would require annual adjustments in the minimum wage based on the Consumer Price Index.
Online Businesses Offered Tax Incentives To Relocate To Jersey [AUDIO]
An Assembly Committee considers a bill tomorrow that’s designed to encourage online retail giant Amazon-dot-com, and other big online retail companies, to set up shop in the Garden State.
New Jersey Red Light Cameras – Safety Enhancer Or Money Maker? [POLL]
Do red light cameras really enhance safety – as supporters claim – or is this nothing more than a “money grab” by cash-hungry towns looking for an opportunity to generate revenue any way they can?
Economic Downturn Stunts New Jersey Population Growth [AUDIO]
As the economic recovery continues, the population growth has been slowed in Jersey and across America.
Unemployment Claims Continue To Drop In New Jersey [AUDIO]
The unemployment rate in Jersey remains at 9-point-1 percent – but the number of state residents filing for first-time unemployment benefits dropped 10 percent as February began.