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Combined Reporting Bill Aims to Close Corporate Tax Loopholes

9-12-16
If signed into law, the combined reporting bill would prevent multi-state companies from shifting profits across state lines and paying lower tax rates.
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ACLU Challenges Law Enforcement Asset Forfeiture

9-12-16
ACLU-NJ charges the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is illegally suing people to keep their cash and possessions seized by officers on the street.
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Gubernatorial Candidate Phil Murphy Outlines Economic Proposals

9-8-16
Phil Murphy said he wants to create New Jersey's first public bank, attract new jobs without corporate tax breaks and expand STEM curriculum for K-12 students.
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Bill: Forgive Loans If Student Dies or Becomes Permanently Disabled

9-8-16
The Assembly Committee on Higher Education moved a bill forward that would require the Higher Education Student Assistance Agency to forgive debt if a student dies or becomes permanently disabled.
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Christie Calls for Demolition of Three Government Buildings in Trenton

9-7-16
Gov. Christie said he is going to demolish the state Health Department building, the Agriculture building and the Division of Taxation building, moving them to a new, smaller state office complex.
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Why Does Roadwork Cost More in New Jersey?

9-7-16
Experts say roadwork costs more in New Jersey because of old infrastructure and because the high volume of traffic requires night and weekend work, which is more expensive.
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Ending Income Tax Agreement Could Generate Millions for NJ

9-6-16
Gov. Christie announced the end of the reciprocal income tax agreement with Pennsylvania that let residents of both states pay income tax just where they work. The former state treasurer estimates the deal could generate $180 million for New Jersey.
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Hermine Hurts Jersey Shore Business

9-5-16
Businesses at the Jersey Shore haven't had the traffic of a typical Labor Day weekend because of Hermine, which caused Gov. Christie to declare a state of emergency for Atlantic, Cape May and Ocean counties.
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Union Members Draw Attention to Minimum Wage on Labor Day

9-5-16
Members of labor union 32BJ SEIU believe workers deserve a higher minimum wage and disagree with Gov. Christie's veto of a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
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Christie Calls Urban Enterprise Zones ‘Failed Experiment’

9-2-16
Gov. Christie conditionally vetoed legislation that would have renewed the Urban Enterprise Zone program, which allows businesses in certain areas charge half of the state's sales tax to spur economic development.