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Assembly Budget Hearings Kick Off Annual Season of Spending Debates

3-9-16
Parents and public school advocates from Paterson were among those at the first public hearing for New Jersey's proposed $34.8 billion budget.
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Small Business Owners Worry About Minimum Wage Hike

3-9-16
New Jersey small business owners say they can't afford to pay employees $15 per hour, which is a current proposal for lawmakers to consider.
160308Cruz

In Newark, Small Strides Toward More, Affordable Housing

3-8-16
Displaced tenants in Newark are struggling to find affordable housing units as rents continue to rise and incentivizing private developers to build more housing becomes more difficult.
160308Delmore

Aerial Saw Saves Crews Time Trimming Trees

3-8-16
The aerial saw, with its 10 spinning blades that are suspended from a helicopter, has the potential to save JCP&L crews time and effort when it comes to trimming trees.
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Lawmakers Debate Referendum to Allow for North Jersey Casinos

3-7-16
The Assembly Judiciary Committee held a public hearing on whether or not to ask voters for a constitutional amendment to allow for casinos outside of Atlantic City.
160304Cruz

Advocates Warn of Mass Transit Doom Without Increased Funding

3-4-16
A possible NJ Transit strike isn't the only worry for commuters, according to a new report. Disinvestment is threatening mass transit in the state.
160304Orton

Tourism Industry Touts Continued Growth

3-4-16
Atlantic County was the only one to experience a dip in tourism industry sales last year. Overall, visits increased by 2.4 percent.
160302Delmore

Most Expensive Train Station Ever Built to Open Thursday

3-2-16
The Oculus, the World Trade Center's new transit hub, cost $4 billion, $2 billion more than the original estimate.
160301Flanagan

Hammonton, Folsom Officials to Fight South Jersey Gas Move

3-1-16
South Jersey Gas is planning to move out of the Hammonton/Folsom area to Atlantic City with $12 million in tax credits. Officials in the towns say it's not fair that they're going to lose a major economic resource to a city that might not be able to be saved.
160229Cruz

Senate Budget Committee Approves Estate Tax Phase Out Bill

2-29-16
The issue of reducing the estate tax has gone hand in hand with discussing a possible increase in New Jersey's gas tax.