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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.
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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.
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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”.
151214Hill

More Claims by Second Amendment Society in Denying of Handgun Permits by Police

12-14-15
Edison Police have yet to comment about the New Jersey Second Amendment Society’s secret recording of police department employees dispensing what appears to be misleading information about a permit to carry a concealed gun.
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Reaction to Sweeney’s Pension Proposal

12-10-15
Governor Christie Tuesday panned the plan, saying it amounted to a $3 billion new tax on the 90 percent of the public that doesn't get a state pension.
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Investigating: Toxic NJ

12-10-15
Toxic NJ is a three-part series that delves into the issue of oil and gasoline contamination from leaking underground storage tanks and the impact on homeowners and the environment.
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Lockdown Ends in Paterson

12-9-15
The lockdown is over at the Paterson Federal Building, according to a spokesman from the Passaic County Sheriff's Office.