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160729Hill

Bills to Raise Gas Tax, Fund TTF Head to Full Senate

7-29-16
The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee approved two bills to raise the state gasoline tax by 23 cents a gallon in an effort to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund.
160728Hill

Christie Touts ‘Fairness Formula’ in Fair Lawn

7-28-16
The governor said his Fairness Formula would lower property taxes in many suburbs, including an average of $2,200 in Fair Lawn, and it would give $6,600 to every non-special needs public school student in the state.
160727Cruz

Senate President Boycotts PSE&G Sponsored Delegate Breakfast

7-27-16
Senate President Steve Sweeney boycotted the delegate breakfast over sponsor PSE&G's contributions to a political action committee that supports candidates including New Jersey conservative Scott Garrett.
160722Flanagan

Paterson Plans to End Summer Rec Program to Save Money

7-22-16
Cash-strapped Paterson is pulling the plug on its summer rec program by closing 36 summer camps and two municipal pools starting Aug. 12 to save an estimated $200,000.
160720Flanagan

Piscataway Mayor Defies Christie Order to Stop TTF Projects

7-20-16
Brian Wahler has ignored Gov. Christie's order to stop all work funded by the Transportation Trust Fund. He ripped up a cease and desist letter from the NJDOT.
160719Trump

A Look at Donald Trump, Then and Now

7-19-16
Donald Trump has been a public figure for many years. Michael Aron looks back at archival footage of the presidential candidate when he was an Atlantic City mogul.
160718Flanagan

Mayor Leads Port Newark Hiring Protest

7-18-16
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka led a motorcade of municipal vehicles and buses with supporters to protest alleged racism and lack of local and minority hiring by the longshoremen’s union.
160715Delmore

FAA Bill Calls for More Airport Security

7-15-16
Congress made moves to increase airport security, decrease wait times and reimburse passengers for mishandled luggage through an FAA bill now headed to President Obama's desk.
160713Cruz

Governor, Senate President, Assembly Speaker All Talk, No Action Say Irvington Officials

7-13-16
Irvington officials are upset with political leadership that can't come to an agreement on how to fund road projects under the Transportation Trust Fund.
160713Flanagan

Rutgers Strikes Exclusive Deal with Coca-Cola

7-13-16
Coca-Cola will pay Rutgers University millions in exchange for a monopoly on soda sales. Some are questioning the university's move since it houses a medical school.