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Bill would dedicate one percent of tobacco sale revenue to anti-smoking programs

6-20-17
The bill now awaits the governor's signature. About 10 percent of New Jersey's population are smokers.

Syrian family discusses life as refugees

6-20-17
Five years after fleeing Syria, the Al Nablse family expressed gratitude about being able to come to the United States.

Christie makes first comments on school funding formula plan

6-20-17
Gov. Christie took questions on a variety of topics, including school funding and Christopher Wray.

Senators, advocates outline Latino policy priorities

6-19-17
The National Council of La Raza released its policy agenda for Congress. Among the concerns were health care and immigration.

Cannabis bill sees support, questions at Senate hearing

6-19-17
The state Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on chairman Nick Scutari's cannabis legalization bill.

Assembly leaders promote civility in politics

6-16-17
The news conference came in response to a politically charged shooting on Republicans practicing for a congressional baseball game.

Cannabis industry holds expo, anticipating legalization in NY, NJ

6-16-17
The cannabis industry continues to grow across the country, creating opportunities and challenges for civic and political leaders and entrepreneurs.

Poll finds most NJ voters support Planned Parenthood

6-15-17
Gov. Christie is expected to line item veto state funding for family planning clinics, even though a recent poll shows 65 percent of residents support Planned Parenthood.

Legislative leaders settle school funding differences, await governor’s input

6-15-17
Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto announced a revised school funding plan to put an end to almost two years of political wrangling between the Legislature and the Gov. Christie.