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Newark Superintendent: ‘We’re Not Where We Need To Be’

12-23-15
Newark Superintendent Chris Cerf discusses the release of PARCC scores that show below average student performance. He also discusses the timeline of control being handed back to Newark.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Dec. 23, 2015

12-23-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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Christie Continues Slow Climb at 43rd Town Hall in New Hampshire

12-22-15
Chris Christie had his 43rd town hall in New Hampshire Monday night. He tried to persuade the voters there that he's the right candidate to become President of the United States.
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Every Student Succeeds Act Gives States More Power

12-22-15
President Obama ended more than a dozen years of No Child Left Behind — which critics called overbearing and over centralized. With the stroke of a pen the president put America on a new education policy path with the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA.
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Christie Commission Recommends Easing Gun Restrictions

12-22-15
Governor Christie's New Jersey firearm purchase and permitting commission recommended how to make it easier, clearer and faster for law-abiding New Jerseyans to buy and carry guns.
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Bill Would Standardize Hospital Contributions For Services

12-22-15
The state Senate is proposing a bill that would standardize how hospitals contribute to their towns. The largest hospital lobbying group in the state supports the bill, citing that it would save years of costly litigation that would be necessary otherwise.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Dec. 22, 2015

12-22-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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Zadroga Act Extension Ensures Treatment for 9/11 Responders

12-21-15
In New Jersey, 5,166 first responders have been treated, about half at the Rutgers clinic. 1,683 are eligible for compensation, as for instance for lost wages.
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Shakeup at Newark Police Department Returns Former Director to Old Post

12-21-15
Mayor Ras Baraka was trying to explain the many ways his reorganization of the city's police department will save money and make the force more efficient.
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Gov. Whitman Takes On Trump and the GOP

12-21-15
Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman discusses her recent op ed in which she rallies against GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump and his strategy of using hate rhetoric and playing into the public's insecurities.