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Hospitals Worry About Increased Charity Care with Proposed ACA Replacement

Fair Share Hospitals Collaborative Executive Director Jennifer Mancuso says though member hospitals provide $123 million worth of charity care each year, they're reimbursed just $12 million. And that cost could increase with the Republicans' plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.

Creative New Jersey Works to Solve Problems in Camden

The statewide initiative Creative New Jersey came to Camden, collecting scores of citizens and encouraging conversation about solutions to the city's issues.

Arts, Humanities, Public Broadcasting on Chopping Block in Trump’s Budget Request

President Trump has recommended eliminating funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting in his federal budget proposal.

Bill Would Give Pension Control Back to Police and Fire Personnel

A bill unanimously passed the Senate transferring management of the police and firemen's retirement system from the state back to its roughly 85,000 current and retired members by creating a board of trustees.

Travel Analysts: Tourism Could Decline with Trump Travel Ban

Bookings and searches for international flights to the U.S. both declined after the first Trump administration travel ban, according to travel analysts.

Bills Would Ban Sale of Flavored Electronic Smoking Products

A pair of bills sponsored by Assemblyman Herb Conaway would ban the sale of flavored electronic smoking products in an effort to prevent youth from being targeted.

Bill Would Help Seniors with Property Taxes, Save NJ Money on Checks

A "Senior Freeze" bill sponsored by Assemblyman Troy Singleton would save the state money spent cutting and mailing checks and save seniors by issuing a credit on the property taxes they have to pay.

Assembly Committee Kicks Off Budget Season

Members of the Assembly Budget Committee heard testimony from organizations covering issues including mental health, the environment and education.

Outrage Over Proposal to Fund Border Wall with Flood Insurance Surcharges

A Trump administration proposal would fund the construction of a Mexico border wall with the help of surcharges on flood insurance policies, including more than 230,000 in New Jersey. Superstorm Sandy victims are incensed.

At LG Headquarters, Governor Touts Positive Job Numbers

Gov. Christie said that not only are more people working in New Jersey, but more people are looking for work.