Gov. Phil Murphy today unveiled temporary measures to boost NJ Transit hiring, while also moving to add to its fleet inventory.
“Let there be no doubt to our commitment to getting this right and working for the community and public,” Murphy said at a Trenton Transit Center press event to announce the moves. “This is not a quick turnaround project. NJ Transit’s woes stem from years of internal management issues and years of state neglect. Three weeks ago, I ordered a complete audit and performance review of NJ Transit to pinpoint not only what derailed this once proud network, but to get us back on track and moving in the right direction.”
United States Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen, a Republican and the chairman of the powerful appropriations committee, announced on Monday that he will not seek re-election in November, putting another congressional seat in play and dealing a blow to New Jersey’s clout in Washington.
His retirement is the latest in a growing list of Republican House members, including several who lead important committees, who are choosing not to run again.
You have a new governor, New Jersey.
Phil Murphy, a Democrat entering elected office for the first time, was sworn in as the Garden State's 56th governor just before noon Tuesday during a ceremony at the Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton.
Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday signed the legislation that would allow for Amazon to receive up to $5 billion in state incentives were it to develop its second headquarters in New Jersey. The bill, coupled with the city of Newark’s HQ2 bid, would offer up to $7 billion in local and state incentives to the ecommerce giant.
FAIR LAWN — New Jersey Democrats, including Gov.-elect Phil Murphy, think they’ve found a giant loophole in the new federal tax code and want to leverage it to allow homeowners across the state to keep deducting their property taxes, skirting a new $10,000 cap on such write-offs that was imposed by the law President Donald Trump signed last month.
Al Koeppe was longtime chairman of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. - (FILE PHOTO)
The New Jersey business community is reacting Tuesday to news that former PSE&G President and longtime New Jersey Economic Development Authority Chairman Al Koeppe has died.
Richard S. Mroz, president of the state Board of Public Utilities since 2014, discussed New Jersey's Energy Master Plan and… Read More