Expanding the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has been around since 1789. Although the Supreme Court was first created with only six spots for justices, it has since expanded to nine justices today. However, Democrats are pushing to further expand the court. [FULL ARTICLE]

Designated Survivor

There is a long list of people who are in line for the presidency in case the president unexpectedly passes away. At the very top of the list are the current vice president and speaker of the house, but further down the list comes a lesser known figure; the designated survivor. [FULL ARTICLE]

Saving the Squier House

The neighbors of South Orange are working alongside historic preservation organizations in order to keep one of the oldest houses in the town from being torn down. The farmhouse was built in 1774 and was sold at the end of 2020. The new owner of the property would like to create two new lots, however, due to the property’s peculiar shape, the house would have to be demolished in order for this to work. . . [FULL ARTICLE]

Joe Biden Takes Office

Joe Biden is officially the 46th president of the United States of America. Biden was inaugurated on Jan. 20, 2021, and has wasted no time on getting down to work since he got into office. Here’s just a few things that Biden has accomplished thus far as the president of the United States of America. . . [FULL ARTICLE]

Coronavirus and the Economy

It’s no surprise that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had major impacts on everyone, whether it be on a local or national level. One of its widest felt impacts is its effect on economies across the world. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment rates are at an all time high. . . [FULL ARTICLE]

New Jersey Really is the Garden State

This year’s election was historic for many reasons. Along with a new president, New Jersey voted to legalize the use of marijuana, commonly known as weed, for those over the age of 21. However, while the voters of New Jersey have spoken, marijuana will not be made legally available to consumers until state legislation sets the rules and regulations of legalization and the bills are signed into law by the governor . . . [FULL ARTICLE]

Rise in Covid Cases

COVID-19 has taken the world by surprise, with the United States seeing a rapid growth in cases starting in early March. Numbers were slowly declining due to social distancing guidelines and many schools in the U.S. opting for a virtual school year; however, with the holiday season rolling in, so is another large spike in cases . . . [FULL ARTICLE]

The Vaccine

The past couple of months have been some of the longest in American history, since March the U.S. has been desperately searching for a vaccine to the COVID-19 outbreak finally the vaccine is here. The Pfizer vaccine has started to be shipped out to all 50 states in the U.S. The first shipment took off carrying about 2.9 million doses, and was set to land at designated distribution locations, including hospitals . . . [FULL ARTICLE]