New Jersey Transit is trying to cope with a staffing problem. It doesn't have enough train engineers. So now it is training a new crop to deepen its bench.
New Jersey Transit is working to rebuild its bench of train engineers. Seven people just graduated from training classes. NJ Transit has seven engineer training classes being done concurrently. Previously announced cash within the state budget is allowing the agency to increase hiring efforts.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says his administration has rejected a proposed 120-mile long natural gas pipeline that would start in Pennsylvania and end in New Jersey.
New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday called for borrowing $500 million to pay for the removal of lead paint in homes and the replacement of thousands of lead pipes across the state as part of a "comprehensive strategy" aimed at addressing the public health concern.
Governor Phil Murphy says the flavor ban would include menthol, in addition to other flavors that are aimed at young people. He also called for barring the online sale of e-cigarettes and vaping supplies as well as increasing penalties for retailers who knowingly sell to underage buyers.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is recommending a ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes as part of the state’s response to a nationwide outbreak in illnesses tied to vaping.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey authorities said Wednesday they're working with federal officials to determine how widespread lead in Newark's drinking water might be, as the city handed out bottled water to residents for the third day in a row.
Voters on Tuesday chose a wealthy former Goldman Sachs executive and Republican Gov. Chris Christie's top deputy to run to replace the unpopular governor. Democrat Phil Murphy and Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno won in the first statewide primary election since President Donald Trump took office. They will face off Nov. 7 in one of only two governor's races this year.