The DOJ is investigating the Cumberland County jail after a large number of suicides and attempted suicides, the Press of AC’s Molly Bilinski reports.
Inmates got little cards asking about “large systematic problems.”
The Senate State Government panel unanimously approved a bill to give tax credits preserving historic buildings. The credits are capped at $25,000 over a 10-year period. Don’t spend it all at once.
Elsewhere in the Spotlight voters in the 3rd Congressional District were asked what issues were important to them, and then Carly Sitrin took their answers and asked the candidates where they stood on those issues.
Well, she asked Andy Kim. Tom MacArthur “did not reply to repeated contact attempts.”
Campaign finance reform was one of the top concerns. Yay you guys.
For more feats of journalism from across the region, see below:
Collingswood Artist Catches Lightning in a Bottle with Philly Tarot Project–James Boyle’s tarot-inspired artwork in Philadelphia magazine launched a crowd-funding campaign to produce a full, Philly-themed deck based on his illustrations. www.njpen.com
Supreme Court Decision Raises Questions for New Jersey’s Public Employers–The Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Janus v. AFSCME invalidating union “agency shop” fees has raised many questions for New Jersey school districts and other public employers. observer.com
New Jersey craft beer: Why are there so many micro-breweries?–Angry Erik brews the Tongue-Tied Troll. Jersey Girl offers a Farmers Tan. www.courierpostonline.com