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AC Hotel Tax Could Stave Off Police, Fire Department Cuts

2-9-17
If approved, a $2 tax would be put in place for two years on hotel stays in Atlantic City to stave off deep cuts looming for the police and fire departments. All the money would be restricted to preserving public safety services.

Development Threatens to Overload PATH System

2-8-17
New residential units around PATH stations may increase ridership even more than current levels. The Port Authority capital plan does not allocate money to deal with overcrowding.

Move to Regulate Fantasy Sports in New Jersey

2-6-17
New Jersey lawmakers are considering a bill that would regulate professional companies collecting fees for fantasy sports. The state would impose a 10.5 percent fee on the gross revenues from New Jersey operators. It puts the Division of Consumer Affairs in charge of issuing permits and creating a regulatory framework. And requires users to be at least 18 years old to play.

Winter is the Perfect Time to Eat Blue Crabs

2-6-17
Like bears, crabs hibernate during the winter, feasting for months to prepare, so they are their meatiest this time of year.

Committee That Selects TTF Projects Has No Members As Deadline Looms

2-3-17
It's less than a month before the deadline for selecting the projects to be funded by the Transportation Trust Fund and not one member of the committee has been officially selected and no projects have been chosen.

Union Township Mayor Talks Shop Local Program

2-2-17
Mayor Suzette Cavadas calls Union Township's Shop Local program a win-win for for businesses, residents and the town.

Shop Local Program Helps Businesses and Residents

2-2-17
Union VIP cards give residents a property tax credit for shopping at participating local businesses. It's one of 22 New Jersey towns that have similar programs.

Nonprofits Opposing Trump’s Agenda See Donations Rise

1-31-17
The ACLU, Planned Parenthood and Muslim organizations have seen increased support, both monetarily and through volunteering, since Donald Trump was elected as president.

Audit Finds Lax Oversight with Tax Incentive Program

1-25-17
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority offers tax incentives to businesses through the Grow NJ program. An audit has found lax oversight within the program.

Pinelands Commission Holds Public Hearing on Proposed Gas Pipeline

1-24-17
Protesters objected as the Pinelands Commission accepted final public comments on the proposed 22-mile-long natural gas pipeline for South Jersey Gas through the protected pine barrens.