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Brexit Vote on Minds at World Refugee Day Celebration

6-24-16
Families, advocates and officials gathered to celebrate World Refugee Day in the long shadow cast by the UK’s Brexit vote to leave the European Union -- a vote some call anti-immigrant.
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Lawmakers Debate Raising Gas Tax to Support Transportation Trust Fund

6-23-16
A proposed bill to save the Transportation Trust Fund would raise the gas tax 23 cents per gallon. Although the bill has sponsors from both parties, not all lawmakers are on board.
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Concerns Over Proposed Jet Fuel Tax Hike

6-23-16
Airline industry representatives say raising the jet fuel tax will increase prices for consumers, but some lawmakers say the industry needs to pay its fair share.
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Christie Discusses School Funding Plan with South Plainfield Democrats

6-23-16
Gov. Christie visited the home of Paul and Flor Carlisle, who are Democrats, to explain what he believes are the benefits to his proposed school funding formula.
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House Democrats Hold Sit-In for Gun Control Vote

6-23-16
Democrats held a sit-in in the House chambers for more than 24 hours to try to get a vote on gun control reform measures. After cameras in the chamber were turned off, lawmakers used their social networks to show their efforts.
160622Flanagan

Lawmakers Want More Transparency with Trains Carrying Crude Oil

6-22-16
Trains carrying Bakken crude oil travel through New Jersey every week and state lawmakers are supporting right-to-know bills designed to enhance oversight.
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Dems Trash Governor’s New School Funding Plan

6-22-16
Gov. Christie wants to change the school funding formula to send the same amount of state aid to every student regardless of the district. Democrats are criticizing the idea, saying it does a disservice to children living in urban districts.
160622Hill

Newark Mayor Walks Neighborhoods in Occupy the Block Event

6-22-16
The Occupy the Block initiative is meant to address residents' concerns, offer hope and job applications, and to push back against the intrusion of crime in Newark.
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Former NJ Transit Exec. Director on Future of TTF Funding

6-22-16
Martin Robins, founding director of the Alan Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers, is hopeful that the Legislature will take action to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund.
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Ask the Governor: June 22, 2016

6-22-16
Gov. Chris Christie answers questions from New Jerseyans during the live one-hour call-in show “Ask the Governor” on NJ 101.5, hosted by Eric Scott Wednesday at 7 p.m.