With a burst of legislative activity beginning Thursday that could end with a marijuana legalization proposal making it onto New Jersey’s 2020 ballot, opponents began a last-ditch effort to derail it Wednesday.
Following a horrific incident this past winter, in which 22-year-old Hypernkemberly Dorvilier of Burlington County allegedly set her newborn baby on fire and left it in the middle of the road, a New Jersey lawmaker is pushing for expansion of the state's Safe Haven Infant Protection Act.
Shortly after Gov. Chris Christie proposed a $33.8 billion state budget for the fiscal year that begins on July 1, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle as well as union and environmental groups commented on the state spending plan.
Dangerous sex offenders registered under Megan's Law are required to notify New Jersey authorities when they move, so that those offenders can be monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Yet there is a variable that the state has never taken into account: What if the sex offender is homeles…