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150618Aron

Assembly Considers Requiring Businesses with 25+ Employees to Provide Retirement Plans for Workers

6-18-15
A bill sponsored by Vincent Prieto would require businesses with more than 25 employees to participate in state-run 401K type retirement plans if they don't already provide one.
150618Hill

Investing in Trenton

6-18-15
Developers are investing millions of dollars to convert warehouses in Trenton into lofts, shops and offices. Despite recent reports of a declining population in the city, some say the types of businesses that are popping up show the population and tax base are actually increasing.
150617Aron

NJ Public Colleges Face Credit Rating Downgrades from Moody’s

6-17-15
Moody's says the credit downgrades for New Jersey colleges and universities were driven by the state's continued weak financial position, including pension contribution shortfalls.
150617Flanagan

NJ Has 3 of 5 U.S. Cities with Highest Percentage of Underwater Mortgages

6-17-15
New Jersey has three of the five U.S. cities with the highest percentage of underwater mortgages: Newark, Elizabeth and Paterson.
150617Hill

NJ Homelessness Down Overall, But Up in Essex County

6-17-15
The latest NJCounts survey found that homelessness in New Jersey decreased overall, but Essex County saw a 4 percent increase.
150616Flanagan

Red Light Cameras Still Collecting Data Despite Refusal To Renew Program

6-16-15
The Red Light Camera program came to an end after lawmakers refused to renew the state's red light camera pilot program. Although the program came to an end, The Traffic Safety Coalition says that the cameras may be out but they are still collecting data.
150616Vannozzi

Students Overcome Homelessness In Order to Graduate

6-16-15
In Camden, a couple of High School seniors prepare to graduate after having to overcome obstacles from homelessness. About 500 students within the Camden schools district have experienced homelessness at some point in their lives.
150612Cruz

Jersey City Inspires Brooklyn Comparisons While Affordable Housing Crunch Tightens

6-12-15
Jersey City has a bustling downtown, complete with outdoor cafes, hip murals and ubiquitous condo developments, which is inspiring a comparison with Brooklyn.
150612Hart

Former DEP Drought Manager: Water Infrastructure Needs Updating

6-12-15
Former DEP Drought Manager Dennis Hart says that water infrastructure around New Jersey is old and that it's important to improve it. He says it can help improve the state's economy.
150611Flanagan

NJ Lawmakers Sponsor Bill to Ban Powdered Alcohol

6-11-15
Several New Jersey lawmakers are trying to ban the sale of powdered alcohol because of potential abuse by teens.