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Bills Would Regulate Short-Term Home Rentals in New Jersey

Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle is sponsoring a bill that would allow municipalities to create a registry of short-term rentals. A companion bill is seeking to tax Airbnb rentals with the same surcharges as hotels and motels.

Calls for Expungement Bill to Help Ex-Offenders

Gov. Christie says he'll work with Sen. Sandra Cunningham to get an expungement bill through New Jersey’s Legislature that would apply to non-violent offenders to give them a clean slate and help them more easily find a job.

Freelancers, Small Business Owners Worried About Possible Health Insurance Changes

House Republicans have submitted a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which has small business owners and those who have freelance positions worried.

Elected Officials Sound Off at South Jersey Forum

Three gubernatorial candidates and other elected officials shared their thoughts at the Sound Off for South Jersey event in Atlantic City.

Three Baby Giraffes at Six Flags Great Adventure

Six Flags Great Adventure has three baby giraffes. Visitors can see the babies in person starting April 1.

New Class of Liquor License Could Be in NJ’s Future

Assembly Deputy Speaker John Burzichelli has introduced a bill to create a new class of liquor license for $5,000 to $10,000. Currently prices could be well into the hundreds of thousands of dollars and even more.

NEA, NEH, CPB Advocates Making Noise Prior to President’s Budget Request

The National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting are all in danger of losing funding under President Trump.

How Much Do Unauthorized Immigrants Pay in Taxes?

New Jersey gets an injection of cash from its unauthorized immigrant population: nearly $600 million in state and local taxes, according to a new report.

Hard Rock to Buy Closed Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City

Hard Rock International and two local partners announced they will spend $300 million to buy and substantially remake the Taj Mahal into a Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on Atlantic City’s boardwalk.

Whole Foods Becomes Newest Addition in Newark Development

Whole Foods is the latest in a slew of new high-rise apartment buildings, retail centers, restaurants and office spaces that call Newark home.