Immediately after Christie's State of the State address Tuesday, Democratic leaders told the media that some of the things the governor mentioned were good, but they were not happy with the many things he left out of the speech.
Smart guns can only be fired by the owner. They exist, but they’re not sold commercially in the United States. On Monday. a New Jersey law made it illegal to sell any other guns once smart guns are available for purchase.
The Garden State statute makes it illegal to sell any other guns once smart guns are available for purchase. Democratic State Senate leaders and gun safety activists held a press conference at the State House Thursday to announce a push to repeal the law that was enacted in 2002.
In New Jersey the criminal record expungement process can be very expensive and very lengthy even for those who are victims of identity theft and did not commit any crimes. There is a push among several lawmakers to expedite the process for victims and allow their records to be immediately sealed for free if they can prove they are not guilty of the offenses on their records.
Doing things electronically is cheaper, faster and far more efficient, so why is it that in 2015, towns and counties in New Jersey are still paying their bills using paper checks shipped through the mail? The answer may surprise you - they're not allowed to do it any other way.
According to recently released -- but incomplete -- records, Gov. Chris Christie's out-of-state travels have cost taxpayers almost $1 million. That is for State Police protection alone. One lawmaker calls the expenses unfair and she will seek to create a law to address the situation.