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Senate President: TTF Deal Costs Too Much

6-30-16
Senate President Steve Sweeney said the Christie-Prieto deal the Assembly approved to raise the gas tax and lower the sales tax doesn't make financial sense for the state.

Four AC Casinos Reach Deal, Trump Taj Mahal Faces Strike

6-30-16
Tentative agreements with UNITE HERE Local 54 have been reached to avoid a strike at Harrah’s, Caesars, Bally’s and Tropicana. Trump Taj Mahal is still in talks to avoid a July 1 strike.

Port Authority to Replace Toll Equipment, Making Way for Cashless Tolls

6-30-16
The Port Authority board agreed to replace 19-year-old toll collecting equipment. The new system will be capable of collecting cashless tolls for drivers who don’t have E-ZPass.

Dueling Press Conferences Highlight Divisions on TTF Deal

6-29-16
Opponents of the Assembly Transportation Trust Fund proposal spoke out on the same day Gov. Christie praised the plan.

AC Council President Proposes Eliminating Two At-Large Seats

6-29-16
Atlantic City Council President Marty Small wants to eliminate two at-large council positions to save the city $120,000 per year.

Delayed Bayonne Bridge Project Impacts Residents, Port Business

6-29-16
Residents living near the Bayonne Bridge say the project to raise it has gone on longer than anticipated and is impacting their homes. The delays could also cost the Port of Newark big boat business.

Second Chance Pell Offers Prisoners Grants for College Education

6-29-16
A pilot program allows people incarcerated in state and federal prisons to receive Pell Grants: federal funding toward a college education.

Subaru Successfully Marketed to LGBT Community

6-29-16
In the 1990s, Subaru decided to market its vehicles to the LGBT community, using imagery and language to make subtle suggestions in its ads that brought in the target audience without alienating other customers.

Midnight Deal Will Either Sink or Save TTF, Depending on Who You Ask

6-28-16
Legislators worked into the night hammering out details for the 2017 budget.

Christie Holds Forum on Proposed ‘Fairness Formula’

6-28-16
Gov. Christie held a forum in Wall Township to tell residents the benefits of his proposal for school aid, which he is calling the Fairness Formula.