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150525Torpey

Youngest South Orange Mayor Looks Back on Time in Office

5-25-15
Alex Torpey was 23 when he was elected mayor of South Orange. After a four-year term, he's stepping aside. He talks about what's next for him and why young people should get more involved in government.
150522Pallone

Rep. Pallone Discusses Reopening Sandy Claims, 21st Century Cures Legislation

5-22-15
Congressman Frank Pallone says he believes the process of FEMA reissuing letters to Sandy victims for the flood insurance program is good. He also explains the 21st Century Cures legislation that he has sponsored to help get more research for diseases that have no cure.
150521Flanagan

South Jersey Gas Tweaks Pipeline Application

5-21-15
South Jersey Gas has tweaked its original application for a natural gas pipeline through the Pinelands, hoping the design changes will help soften opposition.
150521Cruz

Port Authority Reduces PATH Service in Hoboken

5-21-15
The Port Authority has increased the wait time for trains running from Hoboken to 33rd Street one minute, equaling a 14 percent service cut.
150521Vannozzi

Honoring a Late Veteran Who Never Forgot Fallen Comrades

5-21-15
Joe Fornarotto was a World War II veteran who cleaned up and renamed parks and courthouses to honor fallen service heroes. Essex County is now honoring him after his death.
150520Flanagan

NJ Transit Commuters Concerned About Proposed Fare Hike

5-20-15
Those who get to work using NJ Transit have been expressing concerns at public hearings regarding the proposed 9 percent fare hikes.
150519Hill

Should New Jersey Allow Motorists to Pump Their Own Gas?

5-19-15
New Jersey lawmakers are considering ending the ban on self-serve gas in the state, but some say the move will lead to layoffs.
150519Huttle

Asw. Huttle: Bill Would Protect Couples, Gestational Carriers and Baby

5-19-15
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D) says that a bill aimed at protecting couples struggling to conceive children would allow them to enter legal agreements with gestational carriers.
150519Flanagan

BPU Votes to Deregulate Verizon’s Landline Services

5-19-15
Members of the Board of Public Utilities voted to deregulate, or reclassify, Verizon's landline services over the next five years. Opponents say they will go through the agreement and may file a legal appeal since rates will rise.