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Poll: Half of New Jerseyans Want to Leave

A new Monmouth University poll found half of those surveyed want to leave New Jersey because of high property taxes and cost of living.

Giants memorabilia suit to be heard in state court

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A sports memorabilia dealer who sued the New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning for allegedly doctoring equipment to make it appear game-worn has scored a legal victory. A federal judge in Newark ruled Tuesday that Eric ...

Lawsuit settled over nuclear plant fish kills

Three environmental groups have settled a lawsuit against New Jersey's Environmental Protection Department, clearing the way for the agency to rule on whether a southern New Jersey nuclear plant is doing enough to prevent unnecessary fish kills. The ...

Phil Murphy Launches Advocacy Group, Won’t Discourage Talk of Gov. Run

Former Goldman Sachs Executive Phil Murphy has launched New Start New Jersey to help rebuild the state's middle class. Many are speculating he will be a gubernatorial candidate.

Bill Would Give Sales Tax Revenue to Urban Enterprise Zones

Officials are considering a bill that would give back a portion of sales tax revenue to municipalities with Urban Enterprise Zones.

Caesars Fined for Sending Promotion to Gamblers on Exclusion List

Caesars Interactive Entertainment was fined $10,000 for emailing a promotion to more than 250 gamblers on New Jersey's self exclusion list.

Sweeney announces plan to boost Atlantic City

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State Senate President Steve Sweeney has unveiled a multipart proposal aimed at helping Atlantic City's ailing economy. Sweeney announced the five-part plan during a news conference held Monday at the statehouse with two fellow ...

Taj Mahal asks union to drop cost-savings appeal

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Describing itself as "a very sick patient lying on his death bed," the Trump Taj Mahal is asking its main union to drop its appeal of a court-ordered cost-savings package designed to help keep the struggling casino alive. ...

Mall loses bid to block release of shooting videos

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An upscale New Jersey mall can't stop the release of surveillance videos related to the fatal carjacking of a young lawyer there last December. NJ.com (http://bit.ly/1ElQ8lB) reports Michigan-based Taubman Centers, which owns ...

Possible gubernatorial hopeful debuts policy group

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey rocker Jon Bon Jovi is lending his name to a middle-class advocacy group led by a potential gubernatorial hopeful. Philip Murphy announced the launch Monday of New Start New Jersey, a group that seeks to influence ...