Jaffe Morning Briefing

June 23, 2022

TRENTON – Gun control may not be in the national headlines today, yet there needs to be a constant drumbeat to force lawmakers to act before the next crisis. So, let’s push it to the forefront, celebrating that the Assembly advanced a package of bills yesterday to further tighten the state’s ...

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ON THE ROAD – Politico states the obvious: the Holland Tunnel offers two lanes heading in and out of New Jersey. And, unless there is some super project to somehow expand vehicular capacity under the Hudson, the Holland Tunnel will remain the same, always. And that’s why some locals are scratching ...

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OFF THE RAILS – NJ Transit is back in the news, after the rail agency was forced to cancel all trains during rush hour on Friday night. Sigh, and why? NJ Transit's locomotive engineers didn’t show up, causing 80 trains to vanish off the board. Engineer call-outs were nearly triple the rate of an ...

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TRENTON – After all the glorious debate about what to do with $9 billion in record tax revenue, New Jersey now has the answer: $2 billion in property tax relief. Gov. Phil Murphy and state legislative leaders unveiled the long-awaited plan yesterday, announcing that more than 2 million homeowners ...

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STATEWIDE – To the dismay and disappointment of your local bodega owner, you no longer need to enter his corner store to buy your lottery tickets. Politicoreports on a new third-party app, called Jackpocket, in which you can simply swipe to buy tickets, create pools and collect your winnings, if ...

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Happy July! Independence Day is right around the corner, and we have all the details of where you can catch those nighttime fireworks! Check out all the fun-filled events coming up this week! Monday, July 1  Roseanna Vitro’s Music Mondays 8-11 pm Where: Tavern on George Presented by the ...

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