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Legislators Consider Over 100 Bills

Lawmakers had over 100 bills on their agenda Thursday, ranging from standardized testing to residency requirements for new cops and firefighters.

Family Income Affects Children’s Brain Size, Research Shows

A recent study found that the brain surface area linked to intelligence is correlated with family income. At Acelero Learning in Freehold, they have created a program that aims to level the playing field for kids and their parents.

Transit Advocate Coalition Calls Out Democrats for Stiffing Commuters

The New Jersey For Transit Coalition rallied in Trenton criticizing Democrats who didn't fully fund NJ Transit in their proposed budget, which will likely lead to a 9 percent fare increase.

Lawmakers Approve Tax Hikes in Budget to Make Full Pension Payment

Members of the Assembly and Senate Budget Committee approved Democrats' spending plan to add a millionaires tax and a surcharge on the corporate business tax in order to make a full pension payment. Republicans say the governor will veto the changes, however.

Casino Debate Pits North Against South Jersey

Some North Jersey lawmakers are pushing for a casino in the northern part of the state while those in South Jersey say Atlantic City needs to keep its hold on the gaming industry.

Treasury Department to Add Woman to $10 Bill

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced a woman will be added to the $10 bill in 2020, but some want to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with a woman instead.

Democrats Propose Budget with Full Pension Payment

Democrats included a millionaires tax and a surcharge on the corporate business tax as part of their spending plan to make the full pension payment.

Amazon Explains How Robbinsville Center Works

Amazon's fulfillment center in Robbinsville has 14 miles of conveyor belts to help sort and package products for shipment.

Many Turn to Part-Time Work When They Can’t Find Full-Time Employment

The Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers has found 6.5 million part-time workers are in those positions because they can't find full-time employment.

Celebrating Dads on Father’s Day

Father's Day began in a church in 1908 and became an official holiday in 1972. This year, spending is expected to reach $12.7 billion on dads.