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Lawmakers Debate Referendum to Allow for North Jersey Casinos

3-7-16
The Assembly Judiciary Committee held a public hearing on whether or not to ask voters for a constitutional amendment to allow for casinos outside of Atlantic City.
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Advocates Warn of Mass Transit Doom Without Increased Funding

3-4-16
A possible NJ Transit strike isn't the only worry for commuters, according to a new report. Disinvestment is threatening mass transit in the state.
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Tourism Industry Touts Continued Growth

3-4-16
Atlantic County was the only one to experience a dip in tourism industry sales last year. Overall, visits increased by 2.4 percent.
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Most Expensive Train Station Ever Built to Open Thursday

3-2-16
The Oculus, the World Trade Center's new transit hub, cost $4 billion, $2 billion more than the original estimate.
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Hammonton, Folsom Officials to Fight South Jersey Gas Move

3-1-16
South Jersey Gas is planning to move out of the Hammonton/Folsom area to Atlantic City with $12 million in tax credits. Officials in the towns say it's not fair that they're going to lose a major economic resource to a city that might not be able to be saved.
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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.