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Advocates and critics await Christie’s decision on Paid Family Leave reform bill

A bill is sitting on Gov. Christie’s desk that would enhance coverage of New Jersey’s Paid Family Leave Insurance Law and make it the most comprehensive in the nation.

Amtrak CEO discusses scope and complexity of NY Penn track work

Amtrak President and CEO Wick Moorman says NY Penn Station is a really difficult place to work due to complex track work, constant train traffic and overhead wires.

Lots to see and buy at the Taj Mahal liquidation sale

The liquidation features 20,000 to 30,000 items that can be bought as part of the 60-day sale.

Budget harmony is short-lived as Prieto attacks governor for line-item vetoes

Democrats are saying this is the best state budget in the last 10 years, pointing to 73 specific budget requests for Democratic priorities that made it into the budget.

Beaches create programs to retain and find qualified lifeguards

The application pool for hiring qualified lifeguards is shrinking, according to the American Lifeguard Association.

Newark partners high school and college students with summer jobs

Newark started an innovative public-private partnership run by the city to get high school and college kids off the streets and into the workforce this summer.

Shore Guide provides best places to go this summer

New Jersey Monthly Editor Ken Schlager discusses the best places to go and things to do at the Jersey Shore this summer.

Division of Consumer Affairs inspects boardwalk arcade games for violations

State inspectors have found 38 violations in 20 out of 50 businesses in Point Pleasant and Seaside Heights.

Newark sets goal of 2,020 jobs for Newarkers by 2020

Hire. Buy. Live. Newark. is a new initiative with the goal of hiring 2,020 Newarkers in jobs, both high-skill and entry-level, at a variety of Newark's largest employers.