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Six-Year Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

3-23-16
President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act six years ago. While it has received criticism from Republicans, 20 million Americans have gained health coverage.
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Sen. Menendez Discusses Brussels Attacks and Privacy

3-23-16
Sen. Bob Menendez, who is a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, talks about the Brussels attackers and the types of intelligence available to law enforcement when it comes to catching terrorists and preventing future attacks.
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Atlantic City Government to Shut Down April 8

3-22-16
Mayor Don Guardian has decided to shut down city government for 22 days for all non-essential employees starting April 8 because the city is broke.
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Christie Touts Recovery Coach Program for Addicts

3-22-16
Gov. Christie was in Long Branch talking about the Recovery Coach program, which pairs Narcan reversal patients with coaches who are at least four years clean.
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Christie Gives Briefing on NJ Security After Brussels Terror Attack

3-22-16
Gov. Christie outlined the increased security measures taken in and around New Jersey after the terror attacks in Brussels were carried out.
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Objection to Proposed Gun Permit Rules for Officials

3-22-16
Sen. Gerry Cardinale has proposed legislation to make it easier for legislators and judges to obtain permits to carry firearms. Both pro-gun and anti-gun groups have spoken out against the proposed legislation.
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Lawmakers Urge Christie to Appropriate Money for Lead Control

3-22-16
The Senate and Assembly approved putting $10 million in the state’s Lead Hazard Control Fund for the next budget. Now they need Gov. Christie to agree.
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Education Fairness, AC Takeover, Legalizing Marijuana All Topics at State Budget Hearing

3-21-16
The Assembly Appropriations Committee heard from residents about the proposed $34.8 billion New Jersey budget.
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Report: NJ Transit Vehicles Break Down More Often

3-21-16
An analysis found NJ Transit trains are about half as efficient as Long Island Rail Road's trains and a quarter as efficient as the MTA's newest subway cars.
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Some Criticize Obama for Trip to Cuba

3-21-16
President Obama is in Cuba to restore diplomatic relations, but some in New Jersey aren't happy with his decision.