Sen. Raymond Lesniak

Federal Judge Denies Partial Lift Of Sports Betting Ban In New JerseyA federal judge ruled Friday night that New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost the state's struggling horse racing and casino industries.
Federal Judge Blocks Sports Betting In New JerseyIn a decision released late Thursday, U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp in Trenton, N.J., issued a permanent injunction barring New Jersey from offering sports betting.
N.J. Sen. Turns Down Award From Boy Scout Group Citing 'Exclusionary' Policy On Gays Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-Union) said that he withdrew his nomination for an the honor from the Patriots Path Council.