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AC Heeds Report and Begins Selling Assets

The recommendations for AC include cutting the workforce even more, privatizing the fire department, regionalizing the police and privatizing Boardwalk Hall and the Convention Center.

Workers Demonstrate, Several Arrested, at Newark Liberty Airport

Employees at Newark Airport joined eight other cities across the nation in acts of civil disobedience in an effort to increase the minimum wage and improve workers' rights.

Study: Don’t Make Mortgage Industry Mistakes with Charter Schools

A study has warned policy makers to beware of treating the charter school industry like the mortgage industry in the mid-2000s.

Bill Aims to Impose For-Profit Hospital Fee Instead of Property Tax Bill

After a tax court ruling last year determined hospitals with mainly for-profit operations were subject to pay property taxes, lawmakers worry without a specific law on the books, hospitals facing large property tax bills will have to shut down.

NJTV News Debate Watch Party Guests Ponder Future of GOP

New Jersey political analysts give their take on the first Republican presidential debate of 2016.

Holy Name Offers Free Health Care Sign-Up Sessions

Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck offers free, one-on-one sessions for people to get health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.

Veto Kills Film Tax Credit Reboot

New Jersey's film tax credit program sunsetted in June and Gov. Christie has vetoed a bill to reinstate and expand it.

Special Education Task Force Finds Recommendations Got Little Attention

Jean Pasternak, who serves on a task force to improve special education in public schools, says more can be done to help students learn.

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Jan. 15, 2016

Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Dem-backed PA Reform Bill Clears Senate Committee

The Democrats' version of the Port Authority reform bill has emerged from the Democratically-controlled Senate committee, but it doesn't seem to have enough support in New York.