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Pelosi, Christie attend re-entry center ceremony

9-14-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A who's who of current and former elected officials has officially opened a new prisoner re-entry center in Jersey City. Joining Mayor Steven Fulop on Monday were Gov. Chris Christie, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi ...

A look at congressional candidate Aimee Belgard

9-13-14
NAME: Aimee Belgard AGE: 40 GREW UP: Haddonfield, New Jersey FAMILY: Married with two sons RESIDENCE: Edgewater Park POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Served on Edgewater Park Township Committee from 2009 through WHEN and has been a Burlington County freeholder ...

A look at congressional candidate Tom MacArthur

9-13-14
NAME: Tom MacArthur AGE: 53 GREW UP: Hebron, Connecticut FAMILY: Married with an adult son and a daughter in high school. Another daughter died in 1996 when she was 11. RESIDENCE: Toms River. Also owns homes in Randolph and Barnegat Light. POLITICAL ...

Insurance issues loom large in New Jersey race

9-13-14
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — The congressional race expected to be New Jersey's most competitive is full of accusatory ads. Voters from outside Philadelphia to the shore should brace for hearing a lot more dirt involving Democrat Aimee Belgard and ...
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Flood Victims Asked to Return Sandy Aid

9-12-14
Some Hurricane Sandy victims have gotten letters asking them to return federal aid disbursed by FEMA and HUD.
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Estate, Inheritance Taxes Could Hurt Farm Business

9-12-14
New Jersey imposes both an estate and an inheritance tax, which some say will hurt businesses that get passed down.
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Asm. Dancer: Shaneen’s Law Would Give Judges Discretionary Option in Gun Cases

9-12-14
Assemblyman Ronald Dancer has introduced Shaneen's Law, which would give judges discretion under certain circumstances for gun possession offenses.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Sept. 12, 2014

9-12-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Labor group complains about New Jersey investments

9-12-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A labor group has filed an ethics complaint claiming it was improper that the man who oversees investments of New Jersey's pension funds was also involved in Gov. Chris Christie's re-election campaign. The New Jersey AFL-CIO ...

Florida Gov. Scott campaigns with Gov. Christie

9-12-14
CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in Florida doing what Republicans here have been doing for more than 2 years — bashing Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist. Christie campaigned with Republican Gov. Rick Scott on ...