Increased capacity PATH trains coming to Newark-WTC line
Beginning Thursday, PATH will operate 9-car trains on the Newark-World Trade Center line. Officials say they want to make nearly all trains on the line at peak time 9-car trains.
NJ governor wants to increase number of liquor licenses
It might be easier to find a restaurant that sells liquor in New Jersey if the governor gets his wish.
New Jersey bans TikTok on state-owned devices
New Jersey becomes the latest state to ban the use of the popular video-based social media platform on state government devices.
New York, New Jersey and Connecticut laws that take effect in 2023
Here's a look at some of the new laws that will impact your life beginning in 2023.
Gov. Murphy signs bill overhauling gun carry rules
The law, which overhauls the rules to get a firearm carry permit, is already being challenged by a gun-rights group who say it violates the Second Amendment.
New Jersey digitizing school blueprints in case of emergencies
New Jersey is using $6.5 million of federal funding to gather and digitize school blueprints for first responders. Gov. Phil Murphy explained why the effort is crucial to safety in schools.
New Jersey's gas tax will drop but don't expect much relief
The gas tax in New Jersey will drop for the second straight year. But don't expect to notice much at the pump.
NJ extending outdoor dining through late 2024
Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill extending permissions for outdoor dining through November 2024.
NJ will give you up to $4,000 to buy an electric vehicle
Along with vehicle incentives, there is also another incentive to install a home charger for your car. Here's how much you could get.
NJ property tax relief: Here's how much you'll get back this year
The New Jersey budget provides $2 billion in property tax relief. Here is how much you will get if you are a homeowner or a renter.
New Jersey enacts stricter gun laws; Murphy: violence not 'price of living in U.S.'
New Jersey's new firearms laws regulate ammunition sales, empower the attorney general to prosecute gun manufacturers and retailers, require safety training to get a firearm purchaser's permit, and more.
Murphy signs New Jersey's nearly $51 billion budget
New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed a record $50.6 billion budget that pours $2 billion into property tax relief for homeowners and renters and lifts spending 9% over last year. The giveback to taxpayers reflects Democrats' desire to address what they and others call an "affordability crisis" in the state, whose property taxes top most states' and where typically low gas prices are teetering toward $5 a gallon.
Hard Rock boss, Gov. Murphy spoke about casino smoking ban
The chairman of the global Hard Rock casino and entertainment company spoke recently with New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy about the "economic challenges" of banning smoking in casinos.
NJ Gov. Murphy wants all cops to be licensed
New Jersey is considering legislation that would require prospective police officers to fulfill several requirements before being issued a law enforcement license, including undergoing a psychological evaluation and completing post-academy professional training.
NJ abortion access would expand under proposal
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has proposed legislation to expand abortion access and require insurance companies to pay for the procedure.
NJ legal cannabis: Police chiefs want cops banned from using weed
The New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police wants the state to ban off-duty officers from using marijuana. Some municipalities have already said they will ignore state law and fire any cop who tests positive for cannabis.
Soccer legend Carli Lloyd rejoins Gotham FC as minority owner
Two-time FIFA Player of the Year and New Jersey native Carli Lloyd is now a part-owner of NJ/NY Gotham FC.
NJ cannabis legalization: Off-duty cops can use weed, official says
New Jersey's attorney general says the state's new legal weed law doesn't prohibit cops from using cannabis while off-duty. But the mayor of Jersey City said he will fire any cop who tests positive at any time.
Legal recreational marijuana sales set to begin in New Jersey
On Thursday, 13 locations in New Jersey will begin legal marijuana sales for adult recreational use.
NJ state bird is now the middle finger, governor says
Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on Friday changing one of the state's symbols to "reflect New Jersey's culture and values" — the state bird is now the middle finger.