The bill legalizes possession of up to six ounces of marijuana and automatically expunge certain marijuana-related offenses.
Legislators are pledging to put more money towards getting body-worn cameras by police officers off the ground.
After New Jerseyans resoundingly endorsed adult use of recreational marijuana, legislation to enact the will of the people passed key committees in both the Assembly and State Senate.
New Jersey legislators remain vigilant in their efforts to hold the Board of Public Utilities responsible in the aftermath of significant storms.
State officials rolled out New Jersey’s COVID-19 vaccination plan when one becomes available.
New Jersey legislators in the Assembly are pursuing a bill aiming to protect voters from intimidation through the use of “poll watchers” and law enforcement officers stationed at polling sites.
The New Jersey Fair Play Act, allowing college athletes to receive financial compensation for the use of their name, image or likeness, is now law in the Garden State.
While the issue was debated back in Trenton, Gov. Phil Murphy came to North Jersey to argue for his first-in-the-nation Baby Bond proposal.
The New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) released it’s Return-to-Play Plan for the 2020–2021 on Aug. 20, allowing outdoor sports to start practice on Sept. 14, while rescheduling girls volleyball and gymnastics to later in the scholastic calendar.
Five bills focused on the well-being of the state’s family and college student segments, aimed at easing access to food resources, recently passed Assembly committees.
Gov. Phil Murphy believes the outdoor Fall high school sports season can go on as planned. State Sen. Paul Sarlo and Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly joined the governor in supporting a Fall sports season, but the final determination rests with the New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association.
For the majority of Fall high school athletes, the words of Gov. Phil Murphy and two North Jersey lawmakers should give them hope they will have a season this year.
This bill would eliminate the ban prohibiting college athletes from earning compensation for use of their name, image or likeness. Earning compensation would not impact a student athlete’s eligibility.
New Jersey Democratic legislators are looking to delay the drawing of new legislative districts if census data is not available, a plan that Republicans in the state are objecting to.