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140718Pallone

Rep. Pallone: BPU Should Look at Offshore Wind Farms Over Long Term

7-18-14
Congressman Frank Pallone says that the Board of Public Utilities needs to look at the offshore wind farm proposals over the long term because he thinks that eventually when they become more common, the costs will decrease.

New Jersey’s state economist leaving in August

7-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's chief economist is leaving his job next month to take a position as a resident scholar at Ramapo College. The state treasurer's office says Charles Steindel told other officials in April that he would be leaving ...

Battleship New Jersey to get $1.6M in upgrades

7-18-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The Battleship New Jersey is in line for some upgrades aimed at keeping it afloat financially as a museum. The group that runs the ship on the Camden waterfront is planning $1.6 million in work and hopes to get a bond guarantee ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: July 18, 2014

7-18-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Newark mayor curtails use of city vehicles

7-18-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Employees in New Jersey's largest city may soon find themselves without free rides. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and the City Council on Friday announced a new plan aimed at curtailing the use of city-owned vehicles. All unmarked ...

Gov. Christie would consider immigrant children

7-17-14
MARION, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says he would consider requests to help immigrant children in New Jersey, but would not encourage families to send them to his state. During a press conference while visiting Iowa for the Republican ...
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Committee Hears from Egea About GWB Lane Closures

7-17-14
Regina Egea testified before the Select Committee on Investigation where she told lawmakers that there was a traffic study conducted in September.
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Asm. Burzichelli: World Has Changed Since Constitution Last Looked at Bail

7-17-14
Deputy Speaker Assemblyman John Burzichelli says the world has changed a great deal since the Constitution last looked at the issue of bail. He hopes a measure reforming the bail system will get the governor's signature.

Feds propose offshore windmill leases in NJ

7-17-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is proposing leases for windmill power projects off the New Jersey coast. The federal Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Management on Thursday proposed sale of leases for nearly ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: July 17, 2014

7-17-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.