New Jersey’s State Commission of Investigation found that unlicensed construction recyclers dumped contaminated debris in the state after Superstorm Sandy hit. Since then, municipalities have had to foot the bill for cleanup.
The recently passed International Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation Act treats mediated settlements as if they were court judgments, meaning they’re binding. That's welcome news for business owners looking to avoid drawn out legal battles.
Police and fire representatives don't agree on a bill meant to transform the retirement system. The Assembly Appropriations Committee approved a plan to transfer management of the pension fund away from the state to a separately run board of trustees.
FBI Director James Comey confirmed an investigation into the relationship between Russia and the Trump campaign and said there was no evidence President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower. Trump's Supreme Court pick, Neal Gorsuch, started a four-day hearing.
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