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161027Flanagan

Sandy Victims Still Not Back to Normal Nearly Four Years Later

10-27-16
Sandy survivors told their stories of hardship that continues nearly four years after the storm at a special hearing to the Regulatory Oversight Reform and Regulations Committee.
160927Aron

Lt. Gov. Guadagno Speaks Out Against Ballot Question Christie Supports

10-27-16
Lieutenant Gov. Kim Guadagno has spoken publicly against ballot question two, which relates to the Transportation Trust Fund. Gov. Christie supports the move.
161027Cruz

Debate Over Minimum Wage Goes On

10-27-16
Although Gov. Christie vetoed a minimum wage increase this year, lawmakers, business leaders and worker advocates are still debating increasing the state's minimum wage to $15 per hour.
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Defense Rests at Bridgegate Trial, Judge Gives Jurors Instructions

10-26-16
The defense rested after Bridget Kelly finished her testimony and jurors were given 90 minutes of instructions from the judge. Ten hours of closing arguments are expected before jury deliberations begin.
161026Flanagan

Asm. Judiciary Committee Reviews Atlantic City Recovery Plan

10-26-16
Atlantic City officials have approved a recovery plan that needs state approval. If state officials reject the plan, city representatives say they will appeal that ruling.
161026Hill

Controversy Over Paterson Schools Eliminating Student Accident Insurance

10-26-16
In the spring, the Paterson school district eliminated the $400,000 student accident insurance coverage for this year, which means students must use their families' insurance in the event of an accident. The school board president is calling for the insurance to be reinstated.
161026Delmore

NJ Transit Officials Approve Budget for Positive Train Control

10-26-16
NJ Transit's board adopted an operating budget to keep the trains up and running and a capital budget to make repairs, modernize the fleet and upgrade technology, including $72 million to install positive train control.
161025Flanagan

Democratic Lawmakers Say Gas Tax Hike Will Help Extend Light Rail

10-25-16
Democratic leadership spoke about how the 23-cent gas tax increase will help extend the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail into Bergen County.
161025Aron

Bridget Kelly: Thought GWB Tie-Up was Legitimate Traffic Study

10-25-16
Bridgegate defendant Bridget Kelly testified that she was using others' language in her emails about "traffic problems in Fort Lee" and she thought there was a legitimate traffic study happening at the George Washington Bridge.
161025Hill

Atlantic City Officials Narrowly Approve Fiscal Plan

10-25-16
City Council members voted five in favor of the Atlantic City recovery plan, three against and one abstained. The state of New Jersey has five days to approve or reject it.