Ted Sherman at NJ.com reports that Phil Murphy has requested resignations from at least five EDA board members, all Christie appointees. Chairman Laurence Downes has announced his resignation.
Elsewhere in subsidies, PSE&G filed notices yesterday to close three nuclear units in South Jersey, two days before an announcement is made on its $300 million per year.
Stefanie Brand of the Rate Council called it, “certainly a tactical move,” the valuable Spotlight reports. Jeff Tittel of the Sierra Club called it “blackmail.”
The train’s coming back May 24, NJ Transit announced. The rail line to Philadelphia has been closed since September. The Press has lots of deets.
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$84.5M–The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $84.5 million in grants to help public housing agencies in New Jersey preserve, repair and modernize affordable homes. www.njspotlight.com
Ventnor business owners hoping streetscape project is completed before summer–VENTNOR – Sidewalks along a three-block stretch of Atlantic Avenue in the North Beach section are impassable in spots for pedestrians, but some business owners say it hasn’t affected their business so far. That may change as spring progresses and people flock to the shore for the summer season. www.downbeach.com
Videos Show Possible Meteor That Zipped Across NJ Sky–More than 300 people saw a possible meteor zipping across the New Jersey sky and along the East Coast on Tuesday night (see videos below). patch.com
AC firefighter union, state get more time to negotiate promotions–ATLANTIC CITY — The city's firefighter union and state officials agreed Tuesday to continue to negotiate upcoming captain promotions in the face of potential court intervention. www.pressofatlanticcity.com