Pennsylvania, New Jersey join antitrust suit over no-poach agreements
The case centers on Jackson Hewitt and its network of franchised tax preparers’ use of agreements, which typically bar firms from hiring employees of another, usually related, firm.
Fetterman calls for Menendez to resign
U.S. Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) is calling for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) to step down, following news that the New Jersey Democrat has been indicted on charges he took cash, gold, and gifts in exchange for using his political influence to help associates. “Senator Menendez should resign. He’s entitled to the presumption of innocence under […]
Sen. Menendez of NJ faces bribery, related offenses in second criminal case
Federal authorities have indicted U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez for the second time, charging him with conspiracy to commit bribery and related offenses over his alleged aid to a North Jersey businessman and attempt to disrupt criminal probes into allies. Menendez, a Democrat facing reelection next year, was charged with one count each of conspiracy to […]
N.J. lawsuit challenges law that shields home addresses of judges, law enforcement
The law is is unconstitutional when applied to journalists seeking to report on public officials, the litigation argues.
Johnson and Johnson bankruptcy claim is a ruse to limit liability, cancer victims say
The New Jersey-based pharmaceutical giant, faces paying billions of dollars to resolve lawsuits filed by people who say they got cancer from its products.
Effort to expand tax incentives for wind power in New Jersey moves forward despite outcry
Protester packed the statehouse to urge lawmakers to block a tax credit bill.
N.J. bail reform panel recommends stricter rules for repeat offenders
The report hails New Jersey’s bail reform as a success.
N.J. activists, business leaders testify on plan to regulate ‘forever chemicals’
During a nearly two hour hearing Thursday on so-called forever chemicals, environmental activists applauded a bill that would regulate the substances while business leaders questioned how feasible regulations would be.
A leftover pandemic restriction in N.J.’s prisons deprives some of ‘lifeline’ family visits
More than three years after the state closed New Jersey prisons to visitors as a pandemic precaution, they’ve opened them up again — but a lingering requirement to schedule visits has kept visiting rooms at many facilities largely empty.
Rowdy teens at the Jersey Shore shine light on controversial aspect of N.J.’s marijuana law
''There has to be an honest assessment of whether there have been some unintended consequences from the laws,' an official said.
As New Jersey’s prison population grays, calls grow for ‘geriatric parole’
1 in 5 people behind bars in the Garden State's state prisons are older than 50. The cost of their care is soaring.
N.J. state senator waters down plan to ban non-flushable wipes
Requiring a 'do not flush' label is a common sense approach that will benefit both industries and consumers, the bill's sponsor said.