Utilities derail vote on bill to aid low-income residents behind on water bills
Utilities, opposed to a program to help struggling families pay water bills, stalled a vote on a bill that would force more buy-in.
Federal judge asked to block more of N.J.’s new gun law
Gun rights advocates argued in federal court Thursday for new limits on a New Jersey gun law, parts of which a judge has already blocked.
Fertility fraud would become a crime under bill passed by Assembly
The Assembly had a busy session on Thursday, approving bills ranging from making fertility fraud a crime to establishing Kimchi Day.
Democrats in Congress condemn Biden administration expansion of Title 42
Democrats expressed their “great concern” that the Biden administration is walking back on its promise to restore migrants’ access to asylum.
New loss for gunmaker in fight against state probe of its marketing practices
Another judge upheld an order for Smith & Wesson to comply with a state subpoena seeking records about the gunmaker’s marketing practices.
Senate president aims to speed up drivers’ record checks for attorneys, other professionals
Authorities would have to allow professionals like attorneys to check drivers' records online under a bill intended to speed up such checks.
National Dems give New Hampshire, Georgia more time to change 2024 primary dates
The DNC panel in December shook up the longstanding caucus and primary calendar and decided voters in South Carolina would go first in picking Democratic presidential nominees.
U.S. House GOP takes aim at fake pills containing deadly fentanyl sold on social media
Republicans on the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee took aim at the flows of synthetic opioids, like fake pills laced with illicit fentanyl, entering the U.S. at the Southwest border.
Classified material found in the Indiana home of former VP Mike Pence
Former Vice President Mike Pence “out of an abundance of caution” on Jan. 16 asked lawyers to review his personal records following reports of secret documents found at the homes of current and former U.S. leaders, his lawyer said.
Years of late tax payments cost Mercer County taxpayers millions, comptroller says
State watchdog points to mismanagement by and lackluster oversight of Mercer County CFO David Miller, who was suspended in August.
Wave of mass shootings prompts Biden to call yet again for assault weapons ban
As of Tuesday evening, there have been 39 mass shootings this year, according to data from the Gun Violence Archive.
Jersey City councilwoman loses driver’s license, pays $5K fine for hit-and-run
Jersey City Councilwoman Amy DeGise admitted that she left the scene of an accident in July after striking a cyclist with her SUV.