Tag: ban

Bill advances prohibiting many N.J. local officials from driving government cars for private use

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill barring municipal officials from driving municipal vehicles for non-public reasons advanced through the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee on Thursday. The legislation (S206) sponsored by state Senator Declan O’Scanlon (R-13) mandates that any and Read More

Testa spends first day in N.J. Senate opposing plastic bag ban, Planned Parenthood giveaway

TRENTON, N.J. – The NJGOP’s newly-minted state Senator Mike Testa (R-1) hit the ground running on Thursday after his morning swearing-in ceremony. Senator Testa, the newest member of the Senate Budget & Appropriations Committee, cast a party-line vote against a Read More

Camden County, N.J. bans plastic straws at its facilities, events

HADDON HEIGHTS, N.J. – The Democrat-controlled Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders voted Thursday evening to ban single-use plastic straws at county facilities (including its jail and college campuses) as well as county events. The ban will take effect on Read More

Retail epicenter Paramus embraces N.J. plastic bag ban fad

PARAMUS, N.J. – Banning plastic products is all the rage right now in New Jersey. Jersey City and Hoboken have enacted bans. Now Paramus – the Bergen County retail epicenter which posts $6 billion in retail sales annually – is Read More

ROONEY: Cubs ‘circle game’ flap is latest example of cultural insanity infiltrating sports

TRENTON, N.J. – The circle game hoax is back in the news this week, Save Jerseyans, now that the Chicago Cubs have investigated (and banned) a fan for life after the man in question made the gesture on-air. This story Read More