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Working to Fix New Jersey’s Water Infrastructure

12-14-16
The Joint Legislative Task Force on Drinking Water Infrastructure met to discuss needed improvements to New Jersey's aging water system and how to fund them.
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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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Phil Murphy Releases Tax Return, Gets Key Endorsement for Governor

12-14-16
The Communications Workers of America union endorsed Phil Murphy for governor the same day he released his tax return for 2015.
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Political Leaders Urge NJ Residents to Sign Up for ACA

12-14-16
Officials in New Jersey are urging people to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act before the Dec. 15 deadline. There are fears that the law could be repealed under President-elect Donald Trump.
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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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Teaneck Takes on Zombie Homes

12-13-16
After residents called in complaints, the town council in Teaneck adopted an ordinance requiring maintenance and annual registration of vacant, abandoned and ill-kept properties.
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Leaders Say Gateway Project on Track

12-12-16
The Gateway Program calls for doubling the number of tracks, building a new tunnel and rehabilitating the existing tunnel at a $20 billion estimate.
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Dems Call for Override of Christie ‘Equal Pay’ Bill Veto

12-12-16
Census Bureau statistics show that women working full-time in New Jersey earn 80 cents to every man's dollar. If you factor in part-time workers, that shrinks to about 69 cents.
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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.