Briefs

Majority of N.J. residents not on board with state electric vehicle mandate, poll shows

BY: - February 19, 2024

Three months after the Murphy administration ordered all new cars sold in N.J. to be electric by 2035, a poll shows flagging public support.

N.J. Senate passes bill to ban discrimination based on height and weight

BY: - February 12, 2024

The N.J. Senate passed a bill Monday that would ban discrimination based on height and weight, despite objections from Republicans.

Menendez’s wife — accused of taking luxury car as bribe — has spotty driving record

BY: - February 7, 2024

Nadine Menendez, wife of indicted Sen. Bob Menendez, racked up 10 points for driving infractions since 2005, her driving record shows.

Newark finds lead in pipes that should’ve been replaced

BY: - February 6, 2024

City and state officials said pipes to at least three homes were only partially replaced. The problem's full scope remains unclear.

Poll: Voters approve of governor, independents turned off by first lady’s Senate bid

BY: - February 6, 2024

Independent poll respondents told of First Lady Tammy Murphy's senatorial campaign are more likely to not approve of governor's performance.

Telemarketers couldn’t conceal name or number on calls under bill advancing in Trenton

BY: - February 5, 2024

The bill's sponsors aim to make telemarketing more transparent by forbidding sales callers from concealing their name and number on caller ID.

Ex-Atlantic City council president charged in voter fraud scheme

BY: - February 1, 2024

An Atlantic City powerbroker is accused of paying others to illegally obtain mail ballots cast without voters' knowledge.

Delayed Turnpike, Parkway toll increases set for approval

BY: - January 29, 2024

Three months after Murphy vetoed the Turnpike Authority budget over a 3% toll hike, the agency is set to approve the increases again Tuesday.

NJ Transit abandons controversial Kearny gas plant

BY: - January 26, 2024

The agency will recommit $503 million in plant funding to three other resiliency projects after finding the plant was financially unfeasible.

Senate panel advances bill to ban discrimination on height, weight

BY: - January 26, 2024

New Jersey would become the second state with a law including height and weight in anti-discrimination laws, behind Michigan

Courts can’t force Gov. Murphy to fill vacancies on defunct affordable housing board, judges say

BY: - January 23, 2024

Tuesday's decision is a defeat for the towns behind a lawsuit seeking to force Gov. Phil Murphy to make appointments to the defunct Council on Affordable Housing.

Gov. Murphy among Democrats asking Biden, Congress for migrant aid

BY: - January 23, 2024

The group of governors asked Congress to take swift action to pass a comprehensive border security and immigration legislative package.