Budget Clock Ticks: From The Newsroom
As the countdown continues for a state budget, things may finally be heating up at the State House in Trenton.
- Word came out on Wednesday that Trenton Democrats had reached a deal for the framework of a budget plan.
- Meanwhile, at a Town Hall in Galloway Township, Governor Christie reiterated his insistence that no deal would be made with a tax cut plan attached to it, while also stating he is continuing to work on ending sick leave payouts.
- A new trend is developing, in which, people are hitchhiking and picking up hitchhikers to save money on George Washington Bridge tolls.
- A teacher tenure bill is under consideration during a busy Thursday at the State House.
- Here is a warning for NJ swimmers: A rip tide warning has been issued.
- The search is on for a missing autistic boy from Gloucester. We have all the details if you have any information.
- A lawyer for a state trooper accused of beating a suspect during a traffic stop will hold a news conference today.
- A new study finds that New Jersey parents are beginning to understand the crux of the prescription drug epidemic.
- The afternoon commute will be troublesome, as President Obama heads to New York City for a visit.
- Drama continues at Lakewood’s Tent City.
- Matt Cain of the Giants throws the first perfect game in the franchise’s history.
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Wednesday’s poll asked if you agreed with a decision to close Point Pleasant Beach bars at midnight. There were a lot of votes on this, and 84% did not agree, while 16% did.
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