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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Jan. 21, 2016

1-21-16
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Christie Addresses New Hampshire Legislature

1-20-16
Chris Christie was on the campaign trail in New Hampshire, where he spoke to members of that state's Legislature.

Assembly Speaker Prieto Outlines Initiative to Tackle Poverty

1-20-16
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto is ordering four Assembly committees to start brainstorming ways to end poverty in New Jersey.

Guardian Reacts to Christie’s Pocket Veto of AC Rescue Plan

1-20-16
Mary Alice Williams interviews Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian and gets his reaction to Christie's pocket veto of the Atlantic City rescue plan.

SANDY Act Aims to Improve Communication During Disasters

1-20-16
Congressman Frank Pallone has introduced the SANDY Act to improve communication for residents during emergencies.

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Jan. 20, 2016

1-20-16
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Christie Signs 93 Bills, Allows 65 to Expire with Pocket Vetoes

1-19-16
Gov. Christie let 65 bills expire, including one to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes and one requiring gun dealers to offer smart guns.

Business Tax Deduction Extended

1-19-16
Congressman Bill Pascrell pushed to extend a business tax deduction that was set to expire.

Ask Away: Why Does it Take so Long to Receive Homestead Property Tax Rebates?

1-19-16
The state government reimburses seniors and low-income homeowners on their property taxes under a program known as the Homestead Benefit. However, the tax credit is tied to the property and not the homeowner.

NJ Sierra Club Director Praises Legislative Action to Block Changes to Flood Hazard Plan

1-19-16
NJ Sierra Club Director Jeff Tittel says the Christie administration's proposed changes to the rules to protect land in flood zones would have rolled back protections.