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140523Christie

Governor Kicks Off Summer Tourist Season, Brushing Aside Tough Week

5-23-14
Gov. Christie visited areas of the Jersey Shore to kick off Memorial Day weekend and encourage people to come to the area.
140523Wanko

Seaside Gets Ready for Summer Season

5-23-14
While officials say the Seaside boardwalk, destroyed by fire in September, won't be ready for Memorial Day weekend, there will be activities set up in a parking lot for people to enjoy. The boardwalk should be rebuilt by late June.
140523Hill

Steel Companies Hurting as Overseas Products Used More Often

5-23-14
Steel from overseas is less expensive than product produced in the U.S., so structures like the Bayonne Bridge are using steel from places like China and Italy.

Official: $2.5B more in Sandy aid headed to NY, NJ

5-23-14
A government official says a plan is in place for disbursing $2.5 billion in additional federal aid to New Jersey, New York City and New York state for Superstorm Sandy recovery. The third round of funding will bring the total amount headed to the ...

Slight increase in holiday traffic expected in NJ

5-23-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is hoping winter-weary visitors are ready for some surf and sand as the Memorial Day holiday launches the summer tourism season. Forecasters are predicting a somewhat wet start to the Memorial Day holiday weekend ...
140522Budget

Budget Committee Chairman Questions Legality of Scaling Back Pension Payments

5-22-14
Sen. Paul Sarlo asked State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff if cutting back on the state's pension payments, as Gov. Christie has proposed, is legal.
140522Pension

Group Rallies Against Cuts to Pension Payment

5-22-14
Democratic lawmakers joined others to speak out against Gov. Christie's plan to cut the state's pension payment and call for a millionaire's tax.

NJ biz owner admits lying to get federal contracts

5-22-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey business owner has admitted she falsely claimed her business was owned by a service-disabled veteran so she could get dozens of government contracts. Miriam Friedman entered her plea in federal court in ...
140522Wanko

Sweeney Hopes to Override Conditional Veto of Sandy Bill of Rights

5-22-14
Senate President Steve Sweeney announced that he is working to override Gov. Christie's conditional veto of the Sandy Bill of Rights.
140522Wisnefski

WebiMax CEO: Camden Move Offers New Opportunity

5-22-14
WebiMax founder and CEO Ken Wisnefski says that the company's headquarters will be moving from Mount Holly to Camden despite offers from other states. He sees the move as a new opportunity.