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Senate Budget Committee Approves Estate Tax Phase Out Bill

2-29-16
The issue of reducing the estate tax has gone hand in hand with discussing a possible increase in New Jersey's gas tax.
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Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop Signs Executive Order for $15 Minimum Wage

2-29-16
Jersey City Mayor -- and potential gubernatorial candidate -- Steve Fulop signed an executive order effective immediately raising the minimum wage for government employees to $15 an hour without raising taxes.
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Walk to Washington Goes on Without Christie

2-26-16
Gov. Christie didn't participate in this year's Walk to Washington event. Instead he was in Texas where he endorsed Donald Trump for president.
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Chamber Train Puts Politicians and Business Leaders Together

2-25-16
The annual Chamber of Commerce Walk to Washington provides the opportunity for legislators and business leaders to network.
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Sweeney, Bramnick Talk NJ Politics in DC

2-25-16
Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assemblyman Jon Bramnick were among the attendees for the 79th Annual New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Walk to Washington event. Both said they might consider running for governor in 2017.
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Toms River to Enact Ban on Door-to-Door Canvassing By Realtors

2-25-16
Because of an increase in unwanted solicitations from people wanting residents to sell their homes, Toms River is banning realtors from knocking on doors.
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J&J Ordered to Pay $72M to Ovarian Cancer Victim’s Family

2-25-16
A jury in Missouri ordered Johnson and Johnson to pay $72 million to the family of a woman who died from ovarian cancer because it found the company knew of talcum powder's risks but failed to warn customers.
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Municipalities Fight for Back Taxes from Hospitals

2-24-16
Several municipalities have hired attorneys to convince tax courts hospitals that generate profits should pay back taxes.
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When to Appeal a College Financial Award

2-24-16
The College Benefits Research Group recommends parents and students appeal financial aid packages in certain situations.
Climate change is forcing some species of migrating fish to shift their range toward the poles, which means big changes for people whose livelihoods depend on those fish.

Climate Change Takes from the Poor, Gives to the Rich, Study Finds

2-24-16
As fish and other natural resources move in response to climate change, wealth moves with them.