Joe Cutter is the senior news anchor at New Jersey 101.5. I have toiled daily in the newsroom since 1989 as an anchor, correspondent, field reporter and news director. I have also learned not to call State government between noon and 1:30, because they are out to lunch.
1 in 2 Americans have tried pot. NJ still divided on legalization
A new Yahoo News/Marist poll finds 52% of Americans 18 and older say they have tried marijuana at least once. But New Jerseyans are still divided about whether legalization is a good idea.
It’s up to NJ homeowners to make sure contractors call 811 before digging
The month of April has been dubbed Underground Damage Prevention Month.
NJ lawmaker thinks towering wood-frame buildings are too dangerous
Legislation to improve fire protection and safety in multi-family dwellings has been rolled out by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto.
Among NJ voters, truth and facts are no match for conspiracy theories
A new Fairleigh Dickinson University/Public Mind Poll on conspiracy theories show that the more partisan New Jerseyans are, the more likely they are to buy into them.
Younger consumers collecting more and more credit cards
Younger consumers have been signing up for more and more credit cards lately. They may find themselves in a juggling act with fees and interest rates down the line.
NJ bat species may be making a comeback after fungus devastation
New Jersey's little brown bat population has been nearly wiped out by a problematic fungus. But there are signs their numbers may finally be starting to come back.
NJ lawmaker says rioters — not taxpayers — should pay for damage
Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer would increase penalties for rioting and force rioters to pay for damage that they cause.
Economist sees Atlantic City’s turnaround starting
A South Jersey economist says there may be light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to Atlantic City's economic future.
Jersey rage: Residents hate Christie, don’t trust Legislature at all
A new Fairleigh Dickinson/Public Mind Poll shows Jersey voters dissatisfied with the governor and Trenton in general
New small business survey shows optimism for the future
A new survey of small business owners shows more optimism in their ranks about the future than at any time since before the great recession started.
State Police open new South Jersey crime-fighting unit
A new state police center that is up and running in Deptford will coordinate crime-fighting resources and information through six South Jersey counties.
87K seniors in New Jersey have a gambling problem
Gov. Chris Christie has declared the month of March "Problem Gambling Awareness Month."