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Ringwood Still Plagued with Contamination

4-22-16
For years, the now-closed Ford Motor Company assembly plant in Mahwah dumped hundreds of thousands of tons of paint sludge in two, deep Ringwood mines and contaminated the soil and water. Although there was site cleanup in the '90s, it remains on the Superfund list.

Top Court Nominee Timpone Sails Through Judiciary Committee Hearing

4-21-16
The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously voted to move Walter Timpone's nomination to the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Senate floor.

Senate Committee Hears About AC’s Financial Woes

4-21-16
The Senate Appropriations Committee heard from Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Charles Richman about how Atlantic City's financial situation came to be.

Asm. Ciattarelli Discusses Changes to School Funding Formula, Potential Gubernatorial Run

4-21-16
Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli discusses the need to look at and change the current school funding formula that was established in 2008 claiming that some communities aren't pulling their fair share when it comes to contributing.

Prieto, Sweeney Discuss AC’s Future with No Agreement

4-20-16
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Senate President Steve Sweeney are still at odds over Atlantic City's future. The two met without coming to any agreement.

Mayor Guardian Discusses Atlantic City’s Progress

4-20-16
Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian discusses the current state of Atlantic City as officials work to save its economy.

Lawmakers Question State Education Spending

4-20-16
The Christie administration has proposed increasing school spending by $548 million for next year, but Democrats accused the state of poorly running the Paterson schools for decades.

ELEC Exec. Dir.: Three Ballot Questions Will Drive Up Special Interest Spending

4-20-16
Election Law Enforcement Commission Executive Director Jeff Brindle expects special interest groups to spend $80 million to $100 million to push their opinions on three ballot questions ahead of the November election.

Ask the Governor: April 20, 2016

4-20-16
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 Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Poll: Trump, Clinton Lead in NJ, But Independents Could Hurt Hillary

4-19-16
For the first time in decades, the presidential primary in New Jersey could have an impact on the race.