New Jersey will allow DoorDash, Instacart to deliver alcohol and cocktails

BY: - August 26, 2022

Third parties can start delivering alcohol and cocktails to customers starting in October, a move state officials called a "game changer."

Juries mulling child assault cases must be told corporal punishment is legal, court rules

BY: - August 19, 2022

In New Jersey, physical punishment such as spanking and slapping is forbidden in schools but allowed in homes, as long as it’s not so severe it leaves bruises, marks, or injuries.

Drug recognition experts are reliable enough to provide evidence, special master says

BY: - August 18, 2022

The court appointee was tasked with settling a dispute over the validity of testimony from officers trained to recognize when someone is drug-impaired.

New Jersey launches new student loan program

BY: - August 18, 2022

The loans will be available for up to 300 college students training for careers in information technology, health care, and more.

Three judges named temporarily to N.J. Supreme Court, as judicial vacancies persist

BY: - August 15, 2022

The appointment of the three temporary judges will allow the state's highest court to operate with a quorum when its 2022-23 term begins.

N.J. is sparking up, bringing in millions in tax revenue from cannabis

BY: - August 12, 2022

New Jersey raked in $4.6 million in tax revenue in the first 10 weeks since recreational cannabis sales launched. The tax revenue came from nearly $80 million customers spent on legal recreational marijuana between April 21 and June 30, the state Cannabis Regulatory Commission announced in a statement Friday. It includes more than $219,000 in […]

Call for probe into Amazon working conditions after reports of more worker deaths

BY: - August 11, 2022

Action must be taken now to ensure Amazon workers’ lives are respected, one labor advocacy group says (Edwin J. Torres/New Jersey Governor's Office)

New Jersey declares drought watch, first since 2016

BY: - August 9, 2022

New Jersey's top environmental official is asking residents to voluntarily conserve water until drought conditions improve.

New laws hike liability insurance required for car owners and landlords

BY: - August 5, 2022

Supporters say the laws are meant to protect motorists, renters, and others from the potentially catastrophic costs of accidents.

Governor asks state watchdog to examine state university’s flagging finances

BY: - August 5, 2022

New Jersey City University has spent down its reserves, accumulating millions in debt amid enrollment declines.

New law creates $45M electric school bus program

BY: - August 4, 2022

State officials say electrifying New Jersey's school buses — a big source of pollution — will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Plenty of ideas on how N.J. should spend $1B in leftover federal aid

BY: - August 3, 2022

Gov. Phil Murphy's office is hosting online meetings so residents can suggest ways the state can spend unallocated federal aid.