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New Jersey lawmakers try again on sick pay changes

7-11-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two New Jersey state senators say they are introducing a bill that would cap at $15,000 the amount public workers could be paid when they retire for not using sick days. Republican Sen. Joe Kyrillos and Democratic Senate ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: July 11, 2014

7-11-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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EDA Approves $260M in Tax Incentives for Energy Company to Come to Camden

7-10-14
The Economic Development Authority approved $260 million in tax incentives for Holtec International to build and operate a facility in Camden.
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Senate Judiciary Committee Approves John Degnan as PA Chairman

7-10-14
Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-2 in favor of John Degnan becoming the next chairman of the Port Authority.
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BPU ‘Energy Strong’ Program to Update Infrastructure

7-10-14
Several municipalities in New Jersey will benefit from the "Energy Strong" program meant to install power redundancies and new technology to avoid major problems from storms.
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Steel Sheet Piling Installation Begins to Protect Route 35 and Homes

7-10-14
About four miles of steel sheet pilings will be installed in both Mantoloking and Brick Township beaches this summer to protect the area from future storms.
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Guatemalan Teen Fights to Stay in New Jersey

7-10-14
A teenager who traveled from Guatamala to the U.S. and is living with an uncle in Morristown is fighting deportation.

Christie wants changes to college cost panel

7-10-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he likes the Legislature's idea of studying college affordability but says he does not want the effort to take resources from his branch of the government. The Republican issued a ...

New Jersey appeals on ocean blasting plan

7-10-14
New Jersey is asking a federal appeals court to block a seismic research plan involving blasting the ocean floor with loud sound waves. The state Department of Environmental Protection asked the Third Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday for an ...

Clinton to sign books in NJ while Christie is away

7-10-14
RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton will be in New Jersey next week on the same day that Gov. Chris Christie heads to Iowa. Clinton is scheduled to be at Bookends in Ridgewood to sign copies of her book "Hard Choices" on Thursday. That's ...