Dick Codey

Should NJ have another special session on property taxes?
In the summer of 2006, former Gov. Jon Corzine convened a special legislative session to explore ways to lower New Jersey's highest-in-the-nation average property tax bill. Months of hearings followed, but in the end most, including many lawmakers involved viewed the session as a bust.
Toms River mom wants later school start
Cindy Botwinick is leading a petition drive to convince the Toms River School District to begin the school day later than 7:15 a.m. The mother of three has collected more than 500 signatures so far by going door-to-door and soliciting names online.
Tougher Penalties for Texting While Driving
If you're one of those people who still talks or texts on a hand-held cell phone while driving, you could soon be paying dramatically higher fines, and if you're a repeat offender you could lose your driver's license for 90 days.
Distracted Driving Law
It could soon be illegal to talk or text on hand-held wireless devices while a vehicle is temporarily stopped, under new legislation sponsored by State Sen. Dick Codey.