New Jersey's two U.S. Senators are urging federal officials to expedite the state's efforts to get 40,000 tons of road salt transported to Port Newark, despite the setback posed by maritime law and the lack of an available American vessel large enough to carry the entire load.
As winter ice puts lives at risk on New Jersey roads, Townsquare Media has learned that a 1920 federal maritime law stranded a shipment of road salt at a Maine seaport while urgent requests for a waiver were denied by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
You may have been disheartened, as I was, in hearing that while doing the “Ask the Governor” show with Eric Scott, DOT Commissioner Jim Simpson texted the Governor while on the air to break the news
that all of the red light cameras in Jersey municipalities that are part of the Department of Transportation’s Pilot program have been re-certified...