New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone has joined U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker in calling on federal officials to grant a waiver of the Jones Act -- which would allow a foreign vessel to pick up a huge load of rock salt at a port in Maine and deliver it to the Garden State.
A child's love for a sport can be very expensive for parents, particularly when that sport isn't related to school. More and more families are learning the financial strain that comes with having a kid on a traveling sports team.
Budgets of New Jersey towns and cities are being sapped by the costs of winter storm cleanups. On Friday, the state Department of Transportation Commissioner Jim Simpson told Townsquare Media the cost to municipalities has to be near $100 million dollars.