Joe Cutter is the senior news anchor at New Jersey 101.5. I have toiled daily in the newsroom since 1989 as an anchor, correspondent, field reporter and news director. I have also learned not to call State government between noon and 1:30, because they are out to lunch.
NJ Among the Highest for Corporate Income Taxes
The conservative Tax Foundation finds that New Jersey's business-unfriendly corporate income tax rate is among the nation's highest.
New Jersey Gets High Marks for LGBTQ Protections
The Washington-based Human Rights Campaign and the Equality Federation Institute have listed New Jersey as one of the best stated for LGBTQ protections.
Should Jobs Make the Monday After the Super Bowl a Holiday?
The Super Bowl will be played this weekend, and as usual, it will have an impact on the workplace, according to a new survey from staffing firm Robert Half.
Bill Would Let NJ Kids Operate Lemonade Stands Without Permits
A bill advancing in Trenton would allow lemonade stands run by anyone under 18 to operate without licenses or permits.
Too Many NJ Moms, Babies are Dying — First Lady’s Campaign Tackles Issue
New Jersey first lady Tammy Murphy has announced a new maternal and infant health partnership to erase maternal racial disparities in the state.
Start of 2020: It’s a Seller’s Market for Homes in New Jersey
Angela Sicoli, president of New Jersey Realtors, says it's all about what she calls "tight inventory" — somewhat lower numbers of for-sale homes.
Report Shows Smoking is Down but Vaping is Way Up in NJ
New Jersey experienced a 17% tobacco use decline over 10 years while experiencing a 35% increase in vaping, according to the insurance shopping website Quote Wizard.
Super Moons and Bright Planets: What 2020 Night Skies Will Bring
Rutgers astronomy and physics professor Carlton Pryor tells us there will be big and bright moons on March 9 and April 7.
Expert Not Forecasting Big NJ Gas Hikes Because of Iran
One oil analyst says we can expect gas prices to wobble a bit behind recent rising Mideast tensions, but that's all.
Get Rid of Your Christmas Trees or Risk Home Fires
The National Fire Protection Association is urging the prompt removal of that now-old Christmas tree that may now be drying out -- and no longer living -- in your living room.