Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy

OCEANPORT, N.J | The Latest: Murphy places state’s first legal sports bets

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the start of legal sports betting in New Jersey (all times local): 10:45 a.m. New Jersey has launched sports betting. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy kicked off a new era of gambling in the state, making the first official bets on Thursday morning at Monmouth Park, a racetrack near … Continue reading OCEANPORT, N.J | The Latest: Murphy places state’s first legal sports bets

TRENTON, N.J. | New Jersey governor signs bill allowing sports betting

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Calling it a dream come true and with plans to lay down New Jersey’s first sports bet Thursday, Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Monday allowing the state’s casinos and racetracks to take wagers. “We’re finally making the dream of legalized sports betting a reality for New Jersey,” Murphy said in … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J. | New Jersey governor signs bill allowing sports betting

TRENTON, N.J. | New Jersey Legislature OKs bill to legalize sports betting

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers gave final approved Thursday to a bill to legalize sports betting three weeks after winning the right to do so in a U.S. Supreme Court case. But when the wagering can begin and the money start changing hands is anyone’s bet: The bill is now with Democratic Gov. … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J. | New Jersey Legislature OKs bill to legalize sports betting

Bribery charges behind him, Menendez runs for re-election

UNION CITY, N.J. /March 28, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Eschewing any mention of the corruption scandal that dogged him for years and put his political career in jeopardy, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez launched his bid for a third term Wednesday, telling a cheering gymnasium full of high school students that “I am here because I am … Continue reading Bribery charges behind him, Menendez runs for re-election