Sen. Ray Lesniak says he supports the Bloustein School investigating the EDA tax incentive program since it's an independent organization. He also wants to put a question on the November ballot asking voters if casinos should be allowed outside of Atlantic City.
Gov. Christie backed away from Common Core, saying it's not meeting the challenge of educating New Jersey children. He wants New Jersey business partners, administrators, teachers and parents to develop state educational standards.
Jeff Gural has proposed creating the Hard Rock Casino Meadowlands, which would combine a casino with the racetrack. In order for that to become a reality, New Jersey voters would have to approve of casinos outside of Atlantic City.
New Jersey limits superintendents' salaries to $175,000 per year, the same pay as the governor. Some lawmakers argue that the cap is causing many qualified administrators to take jobs in bordering states instead of taking pay cuts.
Statistics show those working in the health care and social service industries are more likely to experience workplace violence than others in the private sector. Now they're pushing for legislation that they believe will improve their safety at work.
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