By Scott Shepard In the past few weeks, Gov. Phil Murphy and the state Legislature enacted major tax increases and made a record-breaking payment to New Jersey's deeply underfunded pension funds. Last week, Senate President Steve Sweeney, D-Gloucester, proposed structural reforms and spending cuts that would, if enacted, marginally improve New Jersey's financial condition. But … [Read more...] about N.J. must make painful fixes to reverse the fiscal crisis
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New Jersey Transit train riders are starting their Wednesday commute with more unwelcome news as Amtrak overhead wire issues are causing 60 minute delays. The wire problems are east of Penn Station in New York, NJ Transit announced in a tweet at 6:04 a.m. The delays extend on all service into New York. In addition to the delays, at least five trains have been canceled as of … [Read more...] about Major delays for NJ Transit trains due to wire problems near NY Penn Station
By Jonathan D. Salant | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com DNC serves WikiLeaks with lawsuit via Twitter after struggling to track the group down President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Ohio on Aug. 4. (Brian Cahn | Zuma Press/TNS) Here's the rest of the mostly bad news in the two surveys: Donald Trump, Claudia Tenney President Donald Trump speaks at a … [Read more...] about There’s lots of bad news for Trump in these latest polls
Posted August 15, 2018 at 06:05 AM | Updated August 15, 2018 at 06:42 AM By Ryan Dunleavy | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Giants coach Matt Patricia and Lions coach Pat Shurmur were on opposite sidelines during a joint practice between their teams Tuesday, just seven months after they were tailing each other on the NFL interview trail. Oops. Let's try that again … [Read more...] about Should Giants have hired Matt Patricia? Was Pat Shurmur better with off with Lions? Which head coach job is a better gig?
Posted August 15, 2018 at 06:01 AM | Updated August 15, 2018 at 06:33 AM imagejpg-76bde632ad223ee7.jpg File photos By Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Can Sanchez carry a full workload when he returns? Boone said he expects that when Gary Sanchez (right groin strain) returns from the disabled list in perhaps a couple of weeks that Sanchez get a … [Read more...] about 13 immediate NYY issues: Judge’s rust, Sheffield’s plan
Jersey City Council President Rolando Lavarro wants the city to cut down to twice-a-week street cleaning citywide, an idea that is part of a package of proposals Lavarro calls "street sweep reform." The package includes simple items like a ticket amnesty program -- one that would give residents a complete break for tickets issued before Jan. 1, 2017 -- and an idea that may be a … [Read more...] about Council prez proposes fewer street cleanings in Jersey City
The Greenville branch of Jersey City's library system would be renamed for late Jersey Journal reporter and columnist Earl Morgan under a measure set for final adoption by the City Council today. Morgan died on June 5 at the age of 75. A lifelong Jersey City resident, Morgan spent decades reporting on the city for The Jersey Journal. The Greenville library is located at … [Read more...] about Jersey City library branch to be named after the late Earl Morgan
Carson Wentz, QB Stats: 64/100, 9 touchdowns, five interceptions Reps: 98 total reps (43 7-on-7 first-team reps, 11 11-on-11 first-team reps) Analysis: An entire book could be written on what we have seen form Wentz so far in training camp. Some days it looks like a sure thing he is going to play in Week 1. Other days the lack of reps he is taking … [Read more...] about Eagles Report Card: Carson Wentz, Nick Foles summary and stats for training camp
Posted August 15, 2018 at 05:30 AM | Updated August 15, 2018 at 05:32 AM By Zack Rosenblatt | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com PHILADELPHIA — After 15 days of practices spread out over nearly three weeks, the Eagles finished training camp on Tuesday afternoon. Now, the calendar turns towards a regular season practice schedule. In between now and the … [Read more...] about Eagles 53-man roster prediction: 1 shocker, multiple surprises at end of training camp
By Matt Stypulkoski | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com RICHMOND, Va. -- The Jets wrapped up their three days of joint practices with the Washington Redskins on Tuesday. Now, their attention will turn toward Thursday night's preseason game at FedEx Field. But which players head into that game looking better than they did a few days ago? And which players have … [Read more...] about Jets stock report after joint practices with Redskins: Who is rising, falling?