Brian Donohue from News 12 went to Bound Brook to interview undocumented immigrants who worked at Trump National, because every undocumented immigrant, working in the U.S. illegally, works for some business-owner who illegally hired them, in this case the president, who has taken a more one-sided view of this crime in public.
Anyway. This will be news to exactly no one who has set foot in Atlantic City, but it is still important work from Mr. Donohue.
The Community and Urban Affairs Committee in the State Senate is holding a hearing on a package of bills to deal with housing foreclosures, because one in 986 New Jersey homes in in foreclosure of some kind, twice the national average, the valuable Spotlight reports.
A bill last week empowers counties and municipalities to charge property owners a fee based on how much storm-water runoff their properties create. Also, the Atlantic City MUA is considering the “liability of the FAA Technical Center for contamination of ACMUA’s production well with PFAS and PFOS chemicals.” And in other possibly related news, we got more rain last year than any since started keeping records in 1895, per this story.
For more feats of journalism…
CREEK SENIOR DEVENEY SCORES 1,000TH POINT, THEN OAKCREST SOPHOMORE DORCE STEALS THE SPOTLIGHT–EGG HARBOR CITY — Wednesday night was supposed to be all about Trina Deveney. It was senior night and Deveney — Cedar Creek’s only senior — was just three points away from scoring her 1,000th career point, which she accomplished early on in the first quarter. glorydaysonline.com
Murphy-commissioned report finds little fault in Brennan case–Gov. Phil Murphy’s top aides committed no serious wrongdoing in their handling of rape allegations against a top state official, and appeared to act “under their best judgment and understanding of existing law,” a report by former state Supreme Court Justice Peter Verniero concludes. www.politico.com
The 25 homes with the highest property taxes in N.J., from least to most expensive–In 2017, the Garden State sat atop the throne with an average property tax bill of $8,690. Property taxes depend on the town, the value of the home, etc. www.nj.com
REINING IN PRESCRIPTIONS FROM DENTISTS TO COMBAT OPIOID CRISIS–“We want to remove dentistry as a factor” in New Jersey’s opioid epidemic, Dr. Elisa Velazquez, president of the New Jersey Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, said. www.njspotlight.com
Hepatitis A Notice Involving Ocean City Dunkin’ Donuts–A worker at a Dunkin' Donuts in Ocean City has been diagnosed with hepatitis A, the Cape May County Health Department and New Jersey Department of Health announced Wednesday. The employee worked at the 962 West Ave. location while potentially infected between Jan. 27 and 31, officials said. patch.com