Everyone’s a Suspect
County Prosecutor Damon Tyner told the Philly Inquirer he would be ready to prosecute lower-level participants in the big prescription health-benefits scheme after the feds are done with the big fish.
“Nobody should be comfortable,” Tyner reportedly said.
Dennis Levinson, in a letter to county mayors, gave the terms of the PILOT settlement with the state. Michelle Brunetti Post at the AC Press has the deets.
For a few hours yesterday “something momentous” happened in New Jersey when more than 20% of the state’s electricity was delivered by solar energy, the valuable NJ Spotlight reports.
For more news from across your region, see below:
Eagles signing former Wesley College QB Joe Callahan–The Eagles are signing former Wesley College quarterback Joe Callahan, according to an NFL Network report. www.delawareonline.com
Letters To The Editor | Murphy Needs To Create Careful, Well-Crafted Involuntary Commitment Process For Families Impacted By Addiction–Drug overdoses kill over 64,000 Americans every year. As co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force in the United States House of Representatives, I want to draw your attention to an important problem that still needs to be addressed—the difficulty of treating people who are not currently capable of seeking or choosing the help they need. pinebarrenstribune.com
MURPHY INKS CONTRACT WITH CWA WITHOUT KNOWING WHAT IT WILL COST TAXPAYERS–Although Gov. Phil Murphy says he’s confident his administration did the right thing by providing members of a major state workers’ union with raises to resolve a longstanding contract impasse, he’s not exactly sure how much the newly ratified labor deal is going to end up costing state taxpayers. www.njspotlight.com
Inside the trial at the center of N.J.’s prison sex abuse scandal–Two inmates said they welcomed the corrections officer's advances. Three others said they were targeted or performed sex acts out of fear of reprisal from a man in uniform. www.nj.com
‘GOLDEN’ GOAL WITH 23 SECONDS LEFT LIFTS LOWER CAPE MAY PAST HOLY SPIRIT–ABSECON — One of the final hurdles when building up a lacrosse program is learning how to win big games. It takes time, experience and losing some close games for a team to begin to figure out how to come out on top in important games. The Holy Spirit girls lacrosse team is getting there, and has a lot of talent, but the Spartans learned a valuable lesson on Wednesday afternoon — no lead is safe in Cape-Atlantic League play. glorydaysonline.com
This 90-degree spring scorcher just broke a record in N.J.–It's sunny. It's hot. And now this beautiful summer-like day in early May is one for the record books. www.nj.com