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New Jersey lawmakers approve budget as veto looms

6-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Both houses of New Jersey's legislature have approved a $34.1 billion state budget that raises some major taxes but makes a full previously agreed-upon payment to pension funds for public employees. Republican Gov. Chris ...

Perelman loses Hudson News founder inheritance bid

6-25-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge has rejected a bid by the daughter of billionaire Revlon chairman Ronald Perelman to receive a larger slice of an inheritance from the estate of her grandfather who founded the Hudson News newsstands ...
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Judge Rules Christie Can Cut $900M from Pension Payment

6-25-14
Judge Mary Jacobson ruled that Gov. Christie can cut $900 million from this year's payment into the state pension plans.
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Supreme Court Ruling Doesn’t Stop Effort to Get Sports Betting in NJ

6-25-14
Despite the Supreme Court's refusal to legalize sports betting in New Jersey, Sen. Lesniak has introduced a bill that would allow the practice only at racetracks and casinos.
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S&P Director: NJ Has Lower Than Average Funded Pension Plan

6-25-14
S&P Managing Director of Public Finance Ratings Robin Prunty says New Jersey isn't at the bottom of the list, but it has a lower than average funded pension system.
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Fair Lawn Company Uses Ice to Cool Buildings

6-25-14
CALMAC creates ice at night and uses it during the day to cool buildings to save money since the highest electricity costs occur during the day.

Deal reached to finish 3 World Trade Center tower

6-25-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — An agreement has been reached to pay for the completion of the stalled 3 World Trade Center project. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Wednesday approved a deal with developer Larry Silverstein after months ...

Free Wi-Fi approved at New York City’s airports

6-25-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Free Wi-Fi is coming to the New York City metro area's major airports. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Wednesday approved a plan to offer free access at Newark Liberty International, John F. Kennedy ...

Judge: New Jersey can cut pension payment

6-25-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge has ruled that Gov. Chris Christie's administration can follow through with its plan to reduce its contributions to public workers' pension funds. A group of unions that had been suing to try to force the ...

Christie vows to veto tax hikes at town hall

6-25-14
HADDON HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is vowing to veto a package of tax hikes being pushed by Democrats to fill New Jersey's gaping budget hole. Speaking Wednesday in Haddon Heights at his 122nd town hall-style event, Christie said ...