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Christie Signs Bill Addressing Opioid Epidemic

2-15-17
Immediately after the Assembly passed a bill that mandates six months of drug treatment and puts a five-day limit on prescriptions of pain pills, Gov. Christie signed.
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Union Workers Rally Against Labor Secretary Nominee

2-15-17
A coalition of workers’ unions rallied on the steps of Newark City Hall and marched to oppose the Trump administration’s Labor secretary nominee, Andrew Puzder, who later withdrew.
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Pascrell to Trump: Release Your Tax Returns

2-15-17
Representative Bill Pascrell says it's imperative that President Donald Trump release his tax returns so his relationships with other countries and his investments can be known.
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Immigrant Families on Edge After Nationwide ICE Roundup

2-14-17
With President Trump taking a hard immigration stance and a national roundup of almost 700 unauthorized immigrants by ICE, many are turning to the Mexican Consulate for help getting documents, including dual citizenship for children born in the U.S.
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Seniors Discuss Consequences of Affordable Care Act Repeal

2-13-17
Freshman Congressman Josh Gottheimer held a gathering at the Oakland Senior Citizen Center, speaking about the potential impact of privatizing Medicare and retirement security in the wake of a repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
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Calls for NJ Commissioners to Stall Port Authority Capital Plan Without Bus Terminal

2-13-17
New Jersey senators are urging the five New Jersey appointees on the Port Authority board to stall the capital plan vote unless the New York commissioners agree to fast track the bus terminal.
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Outcry After USDA Removes Animal Cruelty Info from Website

2-13-17
Sen. Bob Menendez and animal rights activists are calling for the U.S. Department of Agriculture to reinstate its search tool where people can look up inspection reports, licensing status and cruelty citations.
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Ask the Governor: Feb. 13, 2017

2-13-17
Gov. Chris Christie answers questions from New Jerseyans during the live one-hour call-in show “Ask the Governor” on NJ 101.5, hosted by Eric Scott Monday at 7 p.m.
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New Poll on Gubernatorial Race: Most in NJ Undecided

2-10-17
A new FDU PublicMind poll on the governor's race found 50 percent of Democrats and 52 percent of Republicans are undecided.
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Advocates Have Given Up on Christie Administration Updating Water Supply Plan

2-9-17
Rutgers Associate Professor Daniel Van Abs, who helped write a water supply plan 21 years ago, has given up on the Christie administration updating the plan.