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Bill Proposes $50 Fine, Possible Jail Time for Distracted Walking

3-29-16
Assemblywoman Pam Lampitt introduced a bill last week that would make texting or talking on a hand-held cell phone while crossing the street a punishable offense like jaywalking. The fine would be $50 and habitual offenders could go to jail.
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Asst. Ocean County Prosecutor Talks Heroin Epidemic

3-29-16
Assistant Ocean County Prosecutor Rory Wells says heroin overdose deaths have increased over the years in New Jersey and would be extremely high without antidote drugs currently in use.
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Bill Would Allow for Selling of Homemade Baked Goods

3-25-16
New Jersey is one of two states where it's illegal to sell home-baked goods outside of bake sales and charity events. Sen. Kip Bateman wants to change that with legislation he first introduced in 2009.
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New Jersey’s Drug Addiction Crisis

3-25-16
NJTV News has been a part of the initiative Healthy NJ: New Jersey’s Drug Addiction Crisis, aimed at raising awareness and promoting discussion about the state’s drug problems and solutions.
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Conference Celebrates Successes, Challenges of Re-entry Efforts

3-24-16
Panel discussions during the Jersey City prisoner re-entry conference included elected officials and judges who have started drug courts and aggressive re-entry programs.
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Wyckoff Chief Steps Aside While Attorney General Investigates Racially-Charged Email

3-23-16
Wyckoff Police Chief Ben Fox is being investigated after he sent an email seeming to justify racial profiling.
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Christie Gives Briefing on NJ Security After Brussels Terror Attack

3-22-16
Gov. Christie outlined the increased security measures taken in and around New Jersey after the terror attacks in Brussels were carried out.
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Objection to Proposed Gun Permit Rules for Officials

3-22-16
Sen. Gerry Cardinale has proposed legislation to make it easier for legislators and judges to obtain permits to carry firearms. Both pro-gun and anti-gun groups have spoken out against the proposed legislation.
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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.
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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.