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151223Aron

NJ Transit Names New Interim Director

12-23-15
Dennis Martin was named the new interim executive director of NJ Transit. He is a longtime NJ Transit executive and many transportation advocates are pleased with the appointment.
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Dated Law Prevents Grocery Stores From Selling Booze

12-23-15
Advocates have been fighting to update the 1962 law for the last decade. It doesn’t change how many licenses a municipality may issue, but increases how many a single entity can hold.
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TerraCycle ‘Chief Design Junkie’ Shares Tips for DIY Sustainable Gifts

12-21-15
TerraCycle is an organization that finds hard-to-recycle materials and upcycles or recycles them into gifts and other goods.
151218Flanagan

Warm Winter Puts Christmas Sales on Ice

12-18-15
This December, temperatures ran a good 15 to 20 degrees above New Jersey’s normal average. This affected the retail shopping season with shoppers spending less of their money due to warmer weather.
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Guardian: Gaming Outside of Atlantic City Not Good for State

12-18-15
Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian discusses the impact that North Jersey casinos would have on Atlantic City and the state of New Jersey. He also discussed the PILOT legislation that would help rebound Atlantic City's economy.
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Training for Union Jobs Helps Newark Residents Build Careers

12-15-15
A recent report shows only half of the U.S. adult population falls in the middle class. That's down from 61 percent four decades ago.
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South Jersey Towns Petition to Be Heard

12-14-15
16 municipalities across four Southernmost Jersey counties filed a petition asking the state Board of Public Utilities to investigate Verizon’s phone service. They cite spotty coverage due to out-of-date copper phone lines that are in need of replacement.
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Senate President on the Importance of Paying Pensions Now

12-11-15
Senate President Steve Sweeney discusses his plan for north Jersey casinos, Atlantic City and his pension proposal plan.
151210Aron

Reaction to Sweeney’s Pension Proposal

12-10-15
Governor Christie Tuesday panned the plan, saying it amounted to a $3 billion new tax on the 90 percent of the public that doesn't get a state pension.
151210Cruz

Port Authority Board Meeting Marks Start of Gateway Tunnel Construction Watch

12-10-15
History may remember the Port Authority board's final meeting of 2015 as the day the Gateway Tunnel project officially went from pipe dream to economic imperative. In a little over a month, the $20 billion Tunnel project has gotten a promise of 50 percent funding from the federal government and a guarantee of regular funding sources in the federal Highway and Transportation bill.