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Four Constitutional Amendments to be Decided by Voters in 2016

12-17-15
The amendments for voter approval are: allowing gambling in two North Jersey locations, using a gas tax to fund the Transportation Trust Fund, fulling funding public pensions by 2022 and changing the legislative redistricting process to ensure that 25 percent of the districts are competitive, beginning in 2021.
151217Cruz

Assembly Falls Short of Another Veto Override, but Move Ahead on Atlantic City

12-17-15
With more than a hundred bills on the docket, lawmakers were scrambling to get all their work done before embarking on another extended period of legislative inactivity.
151217Vannozzi

Natural Gas Pipeline Through the Pine Barrens One Step Closer To Being Built

12-17-15
The BPU voted unanimously to approve the controversial project that will convert the BL England Power Plant, in Cape May County, from a coal and oil-burning facility into cleaner, natural gas.
151216Cruz

State Could Order Jersey City, Elizabeth, Others to Revalue Their Properties

12-16-15
Property revaluations, revals for short, have been ordered for Jersey City, Dunellen and Elizabeth to reassess the value of their properties to square their assessed value up with their true value.
151216Delmore

First Step in Flying a Drone Begins on Land

12-16-15
Owners of drones weighing more than .55 pounds have to register with the FAA. They have to provide their name, home and email addresses. Owner then are required to place an identification number on each of their drones.
151215Vannozzi

Evesham Safe Ride Program Expands to Voorhees

12-15-15
Before rolling out the safe ride program in Evesham Township, police were making about six drunk driving related arrests each month. Currently they've had two in a hundred days.
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Boat Tax Reduction Expected to Boost Shore Economy

12-15-15
Boat dealers like MarineMax are hoping more New Jerseyans will want to buy boats since Governor Christie signed a bill into law that cuts the sales and use tax on all boats sold in the state. It was cut in half from seven percent to 3.5 percent.
151215Wentz

The Growing Need for Mental Health Services in New Jersey

12-15-15
One in four people in New Jersey have a mental illness, and of those people only one third receive treatment. More than 985,000 people have an addiction, and of those people only six percent have access to care.
151214Vannozzi

Senator Beck Proposes Plan to Fund TTF Without Raising Gas Tax

12-14-15
Beck’s plan would dedicate 3.34 percent of state revenue growth, the average over the last six years, to the fund. That generates a total of $33.9 billion in compounded revenue between fiscal year 2017 and 2023.
151214Cruz

Lawmakers Call for Fully Funded ‘Superfund’ Program

12-14-15
Democratic lawmakers gathered at the site of the old E.C. Electroplating factory in Garfield to celebrate the successful start to remediation of this superfund site and to call for a more stable funding source for the federal program to cover so-called “orphan sites”.