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AC Hotel Tax Could Stave Off Police, Fire Department Cuts

2-9-17
If approved, a $2 tax would be put in place for two years on hotel stays in Atlantic City to stave off deep cuts looming for the police and fire departments. All the money would be restricted to preserving public safety services.
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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Hears Arguments Over Trump Travel Ban

2-8-17
A three-judge federal panel for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments about the Trump administration's travel ban.
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Christie Speaks About Addiction at Treatment Center

2-8-17
Gov. Christie talked about his anti-opiate agenda at Daytop Village, a drug treatment center in Morris County.
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Development Threatens to Overload PATH System

2-8-17
New residential units around PATH stations may increase ridership even more than current levels. The Port Authority capital plan does not allocate money to deal with overcrowding.
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New Jersey Could Capitalize on DeVos Confirmation

2-7-17
New Education Secretary Besty DeVos could conceivably shift $20 billion in federal education funding into a school vouchers program, but New Jersey can capitalize on her preference for local control, according to the State Board of Education president.
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In Jersey City, Residents Still Need to Go to Trenton for a Birth Certificate

2-7-17
If you're born in Jersey City before 1965 and you need a copy of your birth certificate, be prepared for a journey.
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Senate Democrats Support Resolution Condemning Trump’s Immigration Executive Order

2-6-17
The Democratically controlled Senate passed a resolution condemning President Trump's executive order on immigration.
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Move to Regulate Fantasy Sports in New Jersey

2-6-17
New Jersey lawmakers are considering a bill that would regulate professional companies collecting fees for fantasy sports. The state would impose a 10.5 percent fee on the gross revenues from New Jersey operators. It puts the Division of Consumer Affairs in charge of issuing permits and creating a regulatory framework. And requires users to be at least 18 years old to play.
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Trump Supporters Grade President’s First Weeks

2-6-17
Those who supported Donald Trump in his bid for the White House give the president a grade based on his first weeks in office.
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Mayor Fulop Re-Affirms Jersey City As Sanctuary City

2-3-17
Mayor Steve Fulop signed an executive order that directs Jersey City’s 900 police officers and other departments not to use city resources to enforce federal immigration law.