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HHS Regional Director: Rolling Back ACA Will Not be Easy

12-12-16
Regional Director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Jackie Cornell, talks about the Affordable Care Act's successes in the shadow of President-Elect Trump who has said he wants to repeal it in his first 100 days of office.
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Trump’s Proposed Medicaid Block Grants Would Shortchange NJ, Say Critics

12-9-16
Since New Jersey opted into Medicaid, the state has seen almost half a million new enrollees and the heavily-subsidized spending has grown to just over $14 billion.
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Surgeon General Warns of New Vaping Risks for Teens

12-9-16
New research shows that kids who use e-cigarettes are more likely to use traditional cigarettes.
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Report Shows South Jersey is Missing Out

12-9-16
According to a report, counties in the southern part of New Jersey aren't getting their fair share of public goods, like public transportation, schools, health services and infrastructure.
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Act Aims to Keep Inmates Out of Jail After Release

12-9-16
Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter says a program to help former inmates integrate back into society after release could save the state $69 million over two years.
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Bipartisan Legislation Would Allow TTF to Sell Bonds to Pension Fund

12-8-16
Instead of bonding to a hedge fund or in a private investment, the Transportation Trust Fund will borrow from and pay interest to the state pension fund, if bipartisan legislation is approved.
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Dems Blast Christie Veto of Solitary Confinement Bill

12-8-16
Gov. Christie vetoed a bill that would have limited the use of solitary confinement and called it "an ill-informed, politically motivated press release."
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NJ Transit Prepares for Winter Weather

12-8-16
All NJ Transit locomotives have snowblowers and the agency has two snow jet blowers, powered by the engine from a B-52 bomber. Staff members have also winterized equipment.
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Christie Approval Rating Historically Low in Latest Polls

12-7-16
In the latest FDU poll, 18 percent approve of Gov. Chris Christie's job performance; 73 percent disapprove. In the Quinnipiac poll, 19 percent approve, 77 percent disapprove.
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Manville Doesn’t Qualify for Federal Flood Mitigation

12-7-16
After 10-plus years and $3 million of research, Manville doesn’t qualify for federal flood mitigation measures, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.