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Cannabis Legalization Is Not a Pipe Dream, Says Sen. Scutari

6-15-16
Sen. Nick Scutari visited Colorado to assess how that state is dealing with legalized recreational marijuana use. He hopes to legalize it in New Jersey.
160614Hill

Police Chaplain Program Helps in Times of Crisis

6-14-16
The Police Chaplain Program in Vineland trains chaplains and has been in some of the nation’s hotspots in the last couple of years, including Ferguson, Baltimore and now Orlando.
160610Flanagan

Railway Criticized for Storing Flammable Gas in Tankers

6-10-16
Morristown and Erie Railway is storing butane and propane in tankers along the tracks, which is drawing criticism from Morris County officials and homeowners who weren't notified of the plan.
160609Flanagan

NJ Supreme Court: COLAs Not Guaranteed for Public Workers

6-9-16
The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled 6-1 that cost-of-living adjustments for public workers aren’t guaranteed. That’s $13 billion retirees won’t get back.
160609Delmore

Controversy Over Mandatory Minimum Sentencing for Fentanyl

6-9-16
Sen. Cory Booker, the ACLU and others oppose a proposal to increase mandatory minimum sentencing for fentanyl, saying imposing a five-year jail term for two grams of the drug punishes addicts instead of distributors.
160608Flanagan

Proposed Bill Would Create Public Animal Abuser List

6-8-16
Assemblyman Troy Singleton has sponsored legislation that would create a public list of people convicted of criminal abuse of animals or found civilly liable for animal cruelty in New Jersey.
160606Flanagan

Former NJ Driver Sues Uber Over ‘Unlawful’ Practices

6-6-16
A former Uber driver from New Jersey who says he got fed up with low pay, long hours and no overtime has filed a class action lawsuit accusing Uber of “unlawful wage policies and practices.”
160603Vannozzi

Cape May County Sees 25 Percent Drop in Drug Overdoses

6-3-16
Drug overdoses in Cape May County dropped from 47 percent in the first quarter of 2014 to just 21 percent for the same period this year. It's been a community effort between faith-based groups, law enforcement, schools and hospitals.
160603Payne

Representative Donald Payne Jr. Talks Gun Violence Prevention

6-3-16
A gun violence prevention forum brought together state and local officials to talk about gun safety reforms. Representative Donald Payne, Jr. sums up what he got from the forum.
160602Cruz

Gun Control Discussed in Assembly Committee as Gun Violence Continues Unabated

6-2-16
The Assembly's Law and Public Safety Committee met to discuss gun control efforts.