92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: September 20 5AM
Despite a nice sunny day, we're not quite done yet feeling the impacts of Hurricane Jose.
A coastal flood advisory is in effect for Ocean and Monmouth counties during the high tide cycle this morning and minor flooding is possible.
There's also a high risk of rough surf and rip currents all day, with 8-11 foot waves.
Dan Zarrow explains the impacts in his daily surf report at wobm.com.
A new report finds New Jersey's taxpayer burden…the amount of money that each taxpayer would have to pay in order to cover all of the state's outstanding pension and healthcare bills…is $67,200.
It's the highest taxpayer burden of any state in the nation.
The Equifax breach that exposed financial and personal details for about 143 million Americans may lead to a new state law.
Senate President Steve Sweeney says credit-reporting agencies shouldn't be able to charge a $5 fee to people who want a lift a security freeze they requested to protect their credit.
"The other part of this bill is that it ensures people have the rights to pursue legal action against them," said Sweeney.
Equifax had included, but later removed, a clause in the free credit-reporting service it offered consumers.
For a year they required consumers to give up the right to sue the company over the breach.