Governor Murphy sends address disclosure bill back to lawmakers

BY: - May 15, 2023

The bill would allow local government officials to shield their home addresses from annual financial disclosures they must file.

Senator waters down plan to ban non-flushable wipes

BY: - May 12, 2023

Sen. Joe Cryan said his goal was never to ban wipes outright, but to bring attention to a disgusting and expensive problem.

High court to weigh N.J. policy requesting confidentiality in harassment probes

BY: - May 10, 2023

Viktoriya Usachenok claims civil service rules requiring investigators to request confidentiality chill free speech.

Gottheimer, Menendez fight congestion pricing outside of congested tunnel

BY: - May 9, 2023

The congressmen said congestion pricing would divert traffic — and pollution — into North Jersey towns.

Union County to print Spanish ballots after feds allege Voting Rights Act violations

BY: - May 9, 2023

A federal complaint charged the county violated provisions of the federal Voting Rights Act that guarantees language access.

Governor Murphy signs sexual extortion bill into law

BY: - May 9, 2023

Sexual extortion often sees assailants threatening to release intimate photographs or videos to coerce others into performing sexual acts.

Senate panel approves bills creating jobs programs for ex-offenders, people with disabilities

BY: - May 8, 2023

The bills aim to connect people with disabilities and people who are recently released from prison with job opportunities.

Governor Murphy wants $10M to fund firefighter grant program

BY: - May 3, 2023

The grant program helps fire departments cover the costs of equipment like masks and protective clothing.

Appeals court denies bid by N.J., GOP to toss fusion voting lawsuit

BY: - May 2, 2023

A three-judge panel tossed motions to dismiss filed by New Jersey officials and the Republican State Committee, clearing the way for the Moderate Party's suit to proceed.

Teacher convicted of bank fraud can keep pension, appeals court says

BY: - May 1, 2023

A bank fraud conviction does not bar the collection of deferred retirement benefits because the crime is unrelated to educational work, the judges said.

Rutgers, unions reach tentative deal on new contract

BY: - May 1, 2023

The university and unions announced a set of tentative agreements to end months of contract negotiations. Union votes to start this week.

No replacement in sight for longtime vacancy on New Jersey’s top court

BY: - May 1, 2023

Gov. Phil Murphy again refused to say when he will act to fill the seventh seat on New Jersey's Supreme Court.