Media

Tax Change Needed To Level The Playing Field For Small Businesses, Minorities And Women In Cannabis Marketplace

ROSELAND, N.J. – On Feb. 22, Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that legalized marijuana for adult recreational use, making New Jersey the first in the region and the 13th state in the nation to do so. That was step two in allowing cannabis sales to proceed in New Jersey. The final step will be adoption of the regulatory framework that will be drafted by the Cannabis Regulatory Commission.

Read more

Singleton Encourages Residents To Get COVID Vaccine At Roundtable

State Sen. Troy Singleton hosted a roundtable discussion with health officials to encourage residents to get the coronavirus vaccine.

Read more

N.J. Cannabis Regulators, Key Lawmakers, Business Leaders To Speak At major March Event As Marketplace Takes Off

This week, New Jersey’s legal cannabis marketplace is slated to launch — and the cannabis business community is abuzz with anticipation from the opportunities in the burgeoning billion-dollar industry.

Read more

Editorial

Cops And Arrests Never Stopped Kids Using Weed. Education Might

Editorial

Our state government has finally ended the war on marijuana in New Jersey, not only by legalizing it for adults, but by declaring that the practice of arresting children for actions that are now legal for their parents must end. Immediately. Finally.

Read more

Protect Yourself During The Coronavirus Pandemic - Register For The Vaccine TODAY

I have always tried to maintain a civil posture in my blogs; however, sometimes blunt language is necessary. African Americans and other minorities continue to trail the rest of the country in receiving the coronavirus vaccine, and this is the time to speak out more stridently on this issue. African Americans and people of color need to receive equal access to the coronavirus vaccine, and it must begin immediately.

Read more

$50 Million To Modernize N.J. Unemployment Claims System Advances In Assembly Committee

One day after Gov. Phil Murphy proposed doubling funding to modernize the aging unemployment infrastructure in his budget address, the state Assembly Labor committee advanced a bill that would allocate $50 million in federal funds to improve the unemployment system.

Read more

Governor Signs Law Setting Municipal Contributions For Non-Profit Hospitals

Trenton – The Governor today signed into law legislation sponsored by Senator Paul Sarlo, Senator Joe Cryan, Senator Joe Vitale and Senator Troy Singleton that will protect the non-profit status of hospitals while ensuring that they compensate their communities for municipal services.

Read more

Murphy Budget Would Spend More On N.J. Unemployment Upgrades After 11 Months Of Problems. Is It Enough?

Badly needed upgrades could be coming to New Jersey’s aging unemployment infrastructure, Gov. Phil Murphy vowed Tuesday as he proposed his latest state budget.

Read more

Comcast Delaying New Data Fees Until 2022

Facing criticism, Comcast says it customers won’t see new data fees until 2022.

Read more

N.J. Residents Facing Foreclosure Would Get Help Under Bill Now On Murphy’s Desk

A bill that would create a fund to assist New Jersey residents facing foreclosure is headed to Gov. Phil Murphy’s desk after it passed the state Senate Friday.

Read more