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Verizon's Basking Ridge facility. - (CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD)

Verizon sells Basking Ridge complex in $650M leaseback deal

5-20-15
Verizon has sold and leased back its operations complex in Somerset County.
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Should New Jersey Allow Motorists to Pump Their Own Gas?

5-19-15
New Jersey lawmakers are considering ending the ban on self-serve gas in the state, but some say the move will lead to layoffs.
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BPU Votes to Deregulate Verizon’s Landline Services

5-19-15
Members of the Board of Public Utilities voted to deregulate, or reclassify, Verizon's landline services over the next five years. Opponents say they will go through the agreement and may file a legal appeal since rates will rise.
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NJ Dems Propose Bill to Reduce Out-of-Network Health Care Costs

5-15-15
The Out-of-Network Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment and Accountability Act aims to cap prices and treat out-of-network fees more like in-network rates.
Audible Inc. was approved for a 10-year, $39.3 million Grow N.J. award. - (AARON HOUSTON)

Audible approved for $39.3 million incentive to create new tech center in Newark

5-15-15
The EDA approved a 10-year, $39.3 million Grow New Jersey award to Audible Inc. to create a new technology center in Newark.
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Coalition Plans Pushback Against NJ Transit Fare Hikes

5-14-15
Three Democratic mayors and community activists want to stop NJ Transit from raising fares as has been proposed.
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NJ BPU Nears Deal with Verizon to Deregulate Landline Phone Service

5-14-15
Verizon and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities are in talks to deregulate landline phone service, which critics say would raise rates. But Verizon says competitive choices still remain available.
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Pointing to ACA Success, NJ Plans to Reduce Hospital Charity Care Subsidies

5-13-15
During a budget hearing Wednesday, Health Commissioner Mary O'Dowd said because so many people have gotten health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, New Jersey can reduce its charity care subsidies to hospitals.
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Christie Outlines Five-Point Plan for Growth at Speech in New Hampshire

5-12-15
During a major policy address in the Granite State, Gov. Christie laid out a five-point plan for 4 percent GDP growth.
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Union Members Rally for Full Pension Payments at State House

5-12-15
Police estimate 2,000 union members gathered in front of the State House to demand Gov. Christie honor the agreement to fund the pension system.