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Outrage Over Proposal to Fund Border Wall with Flood Insurance Surcharges

3-13-17
A Trump administration proposal would fund the construction of a Mexico border wall with the help of surcharges on flood insurance policies, including more than 230,000 in New Jersey. Superstorm Sandy victims are incensed.
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At LG Headquarters, Governor Touts Positive Job Numbers

3-13-17
Gov. Christie said that not only are more people working in New Jersey, but more people are looking for work.
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NJ Future Forum Focuses on Retaining Millennials, Infrastructure

3-10-17
NJ Future invited hundreds of policy and decision makers, academics, government leaders and others to hear and share ideas for the future of cities.
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State Wants Towns to Better Notify You About Looming Property Tax Appeals Deadline

3-10-17
Assemblyman Raj Mukherji is co-sponsoring a bill to require municipalities to highlight the right to appeal tax assessments in their annual assessment notifications to property owners.
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Tourism Conference Highlights Industry Gains

3-9-17
2016 marks the best numbers yet for the tourism industry, including a 22 percent jump over 2010’s stats -- after a few years marked by the global economic downturn and the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy.
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Residents Still Waiting for North Brunswick Train Station

3-9-17
In 2013, Gov. Christie said he was proud to authorize construction of NJ Transit’s rail station in North Brunswick. But the project became less of a priority because of other more pressing needs.
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Meet Newark Public Library’s New Director

3-9-17
Newark Public Library's new director Jeffrey Trzeciak talks about the importance of libraries in preserving history and culture in an increasingly digital world.
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Bills Would Regulate Short-Term Home Rentals in New Jersey

3-9-17
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle is sponsoring a bill that would allow municipalities to create a registry of short-term rentals. A companion bill is seeking to tax Airbnb rentals with the same surcharges as hotels and motels.
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Calls for Expungement Bill to Help Ex-Offenders

3-8-17
Gov. Christie says he'll work with Sen. Sandra Cunningham to get an expungement bill through New Jersey’s Legislature that would apply to non-violent offenders to give them a clean slate and help them more easily find a job.
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Freelancers, Small Business Owners Worried About Possible Health Insurance Changes

3-8-17
House Republicans have submitted a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which has small business owners and those who have freelance positions worried.