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11 Percent of 911 System Fees Spent on Operation

New Jersey collects $120 million a year in 911 fees but only about 11 percent is spent on keeping the system operating, and zero goes to the couple hundred local and county 911 centers.

Amazon Opens Carteret Fulfillment Center, Plans Three More in NJ

The Amazon fulfillment center in Carteret is the largest in the state. And there are three more centers on the way in Cranbury Township, Edison and Logan Township.

NJ Dept. of Health Upbeat at Budget Hearing Despite Obamacare Uncertainty

Although the fate of the Affordable Care Act is unclear, New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Cathleen Bennett reported that the state is expanding health information exchange and increasing quality, access and safety.

Officials Tout Atlantic City Redevelopment Project Amid Critics of State Control

The $220 million Atlantic City Gateway Project will combine an upscale corporate headquarters for South Jersey Gas and an oceanfront Stockton University residential campus.

Assembly Hears from Department Heads During Budget Hearing

Lawmakers assessed budget requests from the Department of Law and Public Safety and the Department of Children and Families.

Newark Airport to Get New Terminal A

The Port Authority will spend $2.3 billion to build a new Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport.

Gubernatorial Candidates Release Plans for Tax Reform

Ahead of the June primary, Democrats and Republicans running for governor have released their plans for property tax reform.

Christie, Booker Call for Federal Attention, Funding for Northeast Corridor

At a press conference at Newark Penn Station, Gov. Christie and Sen. Booker came together to call for the federal government to invest in Northeast Corridor mass transit infrastructure.

Outrage Over Company Backing Out of Superfund Cleanup Through Bankruptcy

Three months after the EPA announced the price tag for cleaning up a Superfund site in Newark, the company that bought polluter Diamond Alkali went into bankruptcy and backed away from the cleanup, leaving public outrage in its wake.

Gas Prices on the Rise

Experts cite three main reasons for rising gas prices: increased demand, stations switching from the cheaper winter blend to summer blend of gas and the expense of emptying winter reserves.