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Political Roundtable: April 18, 2014

4-18-14
Republican Strategist Jeanette Hoffman and Democratic Strategist Jamel Holley discuss the week in politics with NJTV News Managing Editor Mike Schneider.
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Republicans Threaten Boycott of GWB Lane Closures Committee

4-17-14
Republican members of the special committee investigating the GWB lane closures say the process hasn't been inclusive.
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U.S. Attorney, Christie Praise Prisoner Reentry Program

4-17-14
U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman, who is reportedly running the federal investigation into the Christie administration, and the governor were in Jersey City to discuss Renew Court, a program helping prisoners get back into society.
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Ocean Grove Gets Federal Money to Rebuild Boardwalk

4-17-14
After filing appeals with FEMA, Ocean Grove is now getting federal funding to rebuild its boardwalk, which was damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
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Holmdel Volunteers, Residents Upset with Fire Company Disbandment

4-17-14
Holdmel volunteers and residents say they were blindsided by the shuttering of Fire Company 1 and have started an online petition to save it.
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Rep. Pallone: Sandy Recovery Lacks Transparency

4-17-14
Congressman Frank Pallone says he's disappointed with the lack of transparency happening in the Sandy recovery process.
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Adubato: Newark Needs All the Help it Can Get

4-17-14
Steve Adubato says Shavar Jefferies and Ras Baraka will need to work together no matter who wins the Newark mayoral race because Newark needs all the help it can get.

Christie names ombudsman, announces other reforms

4-17-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is following through on some of the recommendations contained in a recent report on the George Washington Bridge scandal. Christie announced Thursday that he has created an office of the ombudsman for the ...

Chris Christie, prosecutor appear at same event

4-17-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — It could have been an awkward moment for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. The governor was a speaker Thursday at a conference also attended by the federal prosecutor who is investigating the traffic jam scandal that has ...

NYC’s fiscal watchdog auditing Sandy recovery

4-17-14
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's fiscal watchdog says he's auditing the city's much-maligned Superstorm Sandy recovery program that was supposed to help rebuild homes. Comptroller Scott Stringer said Thursday that his office will examine the ...