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150422Wanko

Controversy Over Great Adventure’s Solar Power System

4-22-15
Environmentalists are upset with Six Flags Great Adventure's plan to clear about 18,000 trees on 90 acres of forest land to construct a solar power system.
150421Vannozzi

Child Poverty Up in NJ; Worse for Minorities

4-21-15
Advocates for Children of New Jersey released data that shows 17 percent of children live in poverty and a disproportionate amount of blacks and Hispanics live in families earning less than the federal poverty line.
150420Cruz

NJ Transit Proposes Fare Hikes Averaging 9 Percent

4-20-15
NJ Transit proposed fare increases averaging 9 percent for trains and buses. Nine public hearings are scheduled beginning in May.
150420Aron

Dept. of Human Services Issues on Display at Budget Hearing

4-20-15
From backlogged applications for food stamps and Medicaid to a failed computer system, members of the Assembly questioned the Department of Human Services acting commissioner about its practices.
150420Flanagan

E-Cigarette Use Up Among Teens

4-20-15
According to the CDC, e-cigarette use among high schoolers tripled last year.
150417Hill

Judge Blocks Generator Use to Power Revel

4-17-15
New Revel owner Glenn Straub wanted to hook up generators to restore power to the building that ACR Energy turned off, but a federal judge blocked that action.
150417Wanko

Museum Offers a Slice of Jersey Diner History

4-17-15
The Cornelius Low House Middlesex County Museum has an exhibit tracing the history of the New Jersey diner.
Moody's move marks the ninth time New Jersey's credit has been downgraded under Gov. Chris Christie. - (OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR/TIM LARSEN)

N.J. credit rating downgraded again by Moody’s

4-17-15
Moody's Investors Service downgraded New Jersey's general obligation bonds from A1 to A2.
150415Cruz

New Jersey Workers Rally to ‘Fight for $15′

4-15-15
Low-wage workers called on corporations to raise their wage to $15 per hour in what has been called the Fight for $15.
150415Wanko

Community FoodBank of NJ Founder to Retire

4-15-15
Kathleen DiChiara, who founded the Community FoodBank of New Jersey and serves as its president and CEO, is retiring.