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Education Fairness, AC Takeover, Legalizing Marijuana All Topics at State Budget Hearing

3-21-16
The Assembly Appropriations Committee heard from residents about the proposed $34.8 billion New Jersey budget.
160318Booker

Sen. Cory Booker Discusses Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland

3-18-16
Sen. Cory Booker says it's the duty of the two branches of government to fill vacancies in the third branch by giving a fair hearing to Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland.
160318Vannozzi

NJ Office of Homeland Security Hosts 10th Annual Conference

3-18-16
Security experts say one of the biggest threats to New Jersey remains homegrown style extremism coupled with cyber terrorism.
160315Vannozzi

NJ Supreme Court Hears Case for Restoring COLAs

3-15-16
Public workers who retired before a 2011 law went into effect want their cost of living adjustments (COLAs) restored, saying they were promised those benefits when they were hired.
160308Hill

New Jersey Relaxes Rules for Police Stun Gun Use

3-8-16
Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced that police officers are now permitted to use stun guns in more situations. He says the action is meant to save lives. Attorney
160308Vannozzi

Mother, Daughter Share Experiences on Camden Police Force

3-8-16
Linda Alicea and her daughter Cynthia Melendez are both members of the Camden County police force. Alicea is a lieutenant and Melendez in an officer for the department.
160307Hill

PSE&G Holds Training Exercise with First Responders

3-7-16
PSE&G held a drill in Nutley for first responders and the utility to practice what to do in the case of a natural gas leak.
160304Flanagan

Bill Would Prohibit Using Ticket Numbers to Evaluate, Discipline Police

3-4-16
Lawmakers are considering a bill that would restrict police departments from using ticket standards to evaluate or discipline officers, which the state PBA says is happening in some places.
160303Flanagan

Bill to Take Over Edison Police Internal Affairs Moves Forward

3-3-16
The Senate Law and Public Safety Committee voted to move a bill forward that would let the state AG's office take over the Edison Police Internal Affairs unit because of its alleged dysfunction.
160302Cruz

GWB Lane Closure Legal Bills Climb; Both Sides Point Fingers

3-2-16
Assemblyman John Wisniewski says Gibson Dunn, which the Christie administration hired after the GWB lane closure scandal, over-billed the state by about half a million dollars.