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New Jersey’s Poverty Rate on the Rise

12-4-14
The Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey held a summit in Monroe to discuss how to reduce the rate of poverty, specifically targeting hunger, housing and economic empowerment.
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Moody’s: New Jersey’s Pension Funds Could Run Dry in Just 10 Years

12-4-14
Bond-rating agency cites NJ Treasury admission in bond prospectus that puts unfunded liability at $83 billion under new federal standards.
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AC Mayor Guardian Outlines Plan to Help Struggling City

12-3-14
Mayor Don Guardian says that Atlantic City's budget will decrease by $61 million to help offset the losses from closing casinos.
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Sen. Whelan: High Taxes in Atlantic City Need to be Stopped

12-3-14
Sen. Jim Whelan says that right now the high taxes in Atlantic City need to be stopped because they are driving out casinos and homeowners.
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Manufacturers Coalition Urges $100M Rollback in Clean-Energy Subsidies

12-3-14
Group argues state consistently collects more subsidies than it can spend, which leads to money being diverted to fill budget holes.
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AC Residents Speak Out Against Soaring Property Taxes

12-2-14
Casino closures have led to property taxes in Atlantic City to rise by more than 50 percent in two years. Residents are expressing frustration.
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NJ Organizations Participate in Giving Tuesday

12-2-14
Non-profits use Giving Tuesday as a way to get financial support during the holiday season after Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
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Teaneck Residents Want Answers About Trains Carrying Tar Sand Oil

12-1-14
Members of the community say there isn't enough information available about trains carrying tar sand oil through Teaneck , which is very difficult to clean if there is a spill.
141201Wanko

Residents Support Local Tree Farms

12-1-14
New Jersey residents support local businesses when purchasing Christmas Trees.

Hispanics targeted in 2nd year of health overhaul

12-1-14
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Insurance companies, government agencies and groups advocating the federal Affordable Care Act are focusing on signing up uninsured Hispanic families by visiting churches, supermarkets and coin laundries. Latinos ...