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NJ Groups Debate Over Effects of Raising the Minimum Wage

5-10-16
New Jersey Working Families Executive Director Analilia Mejia and the NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka debate the effects of raising the minimum wage.
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Holtec Brings Construction, Jobs to Camden

5-9-16
After receiving a $260 million tax incentive from the state to relocate to Camden, Holtec is building and plans to hire about 1,000 people to work on the site by the end of the decade.
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Dems Caucus on the Morning After in Hopes of Generating Another Compromise Bill

5-6-16
Assembly Democrats met with the hopes of hammering out a new compromise Atlantic City rescue bill after Speaker Vincent Prieto failed to garner enough support for his proposal.
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EXCLUSIVE: Speaker Prieto Holds Democratic Caucus in Latest Atlantic City Compromise Bill Bid

5-6-16
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto spoke with NJTV News Correspondent David Cruz Friday morning ahead of a Democratic caucus to discuss a compromise bill to help Atlantic City.
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Atlantic City Bill Vote Pulled as Democratic Leaders Disagree About Meeting

5-5-16
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto's Atlantic City bill was pulled before a vote. The speaker and Senate President Steve Sweeney disagreed about whether a meeting to discuss a compromise would be taking place.
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Helping Homeless at Clifton Encampment

5-5-16
The New Jersey Coalition to End Homelessness executive director visited an encampment in Clifton and offered to help homeless people living there.
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Debt Crisis Clouds Puerto Rico’s Future

5-4-16
Puerto Rico defaulted this week on the first $400 million of more than $70 billion worth of debt.
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Senate Budget Committee Hears About Human Services Programs

5-3-16
Lawmakers heard testimony about programs such as homeless assistance, SNAP and Return Home New Jersey during a budget hearing.
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AC Mayor Announces $1.8M Bond Payment, Opposes State Takeover

5-2-16
Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian announced the city made a $1.8 million bond payment and will continue to operate. He said he opposes the state takeover Gov. Christie and Senate President Steve Sweeney want and prefers a plan from Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto.
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Newark Mayor, Residents Protest Port of Newark Hiring

5-2-16
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka led a group of protesters at the Port of Newark for what they say is the denial of full-time jobs to Newark residents. The International Longshoremen’s Association and the New York Shipping Association says that's not the case.