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Civil Rights Investigation Open Over Proposed Mosque in Bernards Township

3-21-16
The Islamic Society of Basking Ridge bought a four-acre plot in Bernards Township with plans to raze the house and build a mosque. But those plans were derailed after nearly 40 public hearings and four years of denied permits.

Christie Calls for Moratorium on Nonprofit Hospitals Paying Back Taxes

3-18-16
Gov. Christie wants to freeze all lawsuits and hospital property tax assessments for two years while a panel of experts hashes out a solution that would apply to all 62 of New Jersey’s nonprofit hospitals.

Disagreement Over AC Takeover Bill

3-18-16
Gov. Christie and Senate President Sweeney support a state takeover of Atlantic City, but Assembly Speaker Prieto wants to amend the bill to preserve existing collective bargaining agreements.

Sen. Cory Booker Discusses Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland

3-18-16
Sen. Cory Booker says it's the duty of the two branches of government to fill vacancies in the third branch by giving a fair hearing to Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland.

NJ Office of Homeland Security Hosts 10th Annual Conference

3-18-16
Security experts say one of the biggest threats to New Jersey remains homegrown style extremism coupled with cyber terrorism.

Ready to Run Conference Prepares Women for Elected Office

3-18-16
The Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers offers the Ready to Run conference, which trains women how to run for elected office.

Calls for Christie’s Resignation Continue

3-16-16
Several people are calling for Gov. Christie to resign his post since he's spending much of his time out of state and is now campaigning for Donald Trump.

Holocaust Survivors Get Help from Federal Grant

3-16-16
Federal money is coming to New Jersey for the first time to help Holocaust survivors in the form of a grant spearheaded by Vice President Joe Biden.

Christie Talks Job Growth, Economy and Trump at Event

3-15-16
Gov. Christie held a press conference to talk about the improvements in New Jersey's economy and unemployment rate. He also answered questions about missing the funeral of State Trooper Sean Cullen and recent violence at Donald Trump rallies.

NJ Supreme Court Hears Case for Restoring COLAs

3-15-16
Public workers who retired before a 2011 law went into effect want their cost of living adjustments (COLAs) restored, saying they were promised those benefits when they were hired.