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New Newark Jail Hopes to Save Money, Lives

12-20-16
Newark officials unveiled a new jail at Police Headquarters on Clinton Avenue -- a facility that’s no comparison to the old facilities at 31 Green Street.
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‘Revenge Bills’ Face Opposition From Both Sides

12-19-16
Opponents brandished back scratchers as symbols, they said, of the bill that would relax ethics rules to let Gov. Christie profit from a book deal while still in office.
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Electoral College Elects Trump Despite Protest Efforts

12-19-16
Members of the Electoral College sealed Donald Trump’s victory today at statehouses across the country.
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Questions Over Marijuana Policy in Trump Administration

12-19-16
President-elect Donald Trump has flip flopped on the issue of legalizing marijuana. He recently said it's a state by state issue and he supports medical use, but he's also called Colorado's growing industry a "real problem."
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Newark ICE Field Office Director Talks Current and Future Priorities

12-15-16
Immigration and Customs Enforcement has a 287(g) program that allows ICE to work with state and local law enforcement agencies.
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Deal to Let Christie Make a Book Deal, Raise Cabinet Salaries Will Get Senate Hearing

12-14-16
The proposed bill would allow the governor or any other state employee to make money off a book, give raises to the governor's cabinet and give lawmakers another $30,000 for staff salaries.
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Group Proposes Plan to Combat Gun Violence in Plainfield

12-13-16
Plainfield logged three homicides last year. This year the homicide rate more than tripled to 10 as a result of guns, drugs and gangs, according to city officials.
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Camden Awarded $13 Million Grant for Revitalization

12-13-16
Camden is one of just five cities to be awarded a $13 million Choice Neighborhood Implementation Grant from HUD.
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Board of Public Utilities to Help South Jersey Verizon Customers

12-12-16
BPU Board President Richard Mroz volunteered to work as presiding commissioner to reach an agreement between Verizon and South Jersey customers.
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Act Aims to Keep Inmates Out of Jail After Release

12-9-16
Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter says a program to help former inmates integrate back into society after release could save the state $69 million over two years.