News Roundup – Tuesday, December 18, 2018

“We Know Why We Were Elected” – How New Jersey’s Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman will approach her job as a member of the majority party.

Breathe Easy – Governor Murphy takes steps to re-engage New Jersey with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

On the last legislative day of the year, a bill to help fix NJ Transit is sent to the governor. Governor Murphy signs legislation to increase welfare assistance for the first time since the Reagan era. Deferred until next year: legalized marijuana and minimum wage. The Governor also vetoed a Sweeney bill on benefits to county college employees and on public sector pharmacy benefits.

The system has been repaired, but no word when service on NJ Transit’s Atlantic City line will resume

Access to Medical Marijuana will be a bit easier in New Jersey as the number of dispensaries will soon double.

Kudos to Progressive Activists. How the Norcross power grab failed.

Honoring Harriett Tubman – While the Trump administration balks on honoring a female abolitionist on our currency, New Jersey will honor her with a museum dedicated to her life planned for Cape May.

The Trump Syndicate is looking to build a hotel in Long Branch.

Trump’s Pending Government ShutdownWhat would it mean for South Jersey?

Nosey’s Law will ban the exploitation of certain animals in circuses.

Tweeting from the Swamp:

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