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161121Delmore

Push to Extend Urban Enterprise Zones in Five Cities

11-21-16
The Assembly has voted to extend Urban Enterprise Zone designation in five cities where it's set to expire Dec. 31. The UEZ businesses charge half of the 7 percent sales tax and use that money to bolster economic development.
161121Flanagan

Trump’s Travel to NJ Cost Residents Time and Money

11-21-16
President-Elect Donald Trump traveled from New York City to Bedminster to spend the weekend at his golf course for meetings. The trip snarled traffic and cost the municipality an estimated $5,000 to provide 90 overtime man hours in police coverage for 48 hours.
161121Johnson

Jim Johnson Talks Gubernatorial Race

11-21-16
Democratic newcomer to electoral politics Jim Johnson is running for governor. He faces the challenge of running against a former ambassador with a head start of several months and $10 million and a sitting assemblyman.
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Ask the Governor: Nov. 21, 2016

11-21-16
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 Monday at 7 p.m.
161118Cruz

HUD Homeless Count Comes Up Short

11-18-16
Homelessness is down 12 percent over the last year in New Jersey, according to the Annual Homeless Assessment Report from the federal department of Housing and Urban Development.
161118Vannozzi

Company Helps Entrepreneurs Turn Ideas Into Reality

11-18-16
Rising Tide Capital helps entrepreneurs in low-income communities start their own businesses in an effort to kick-start economic and social empowerment in the communities they serve.
161118Hill

Estate Tax Will Begin Phase Out on Jan. 1, 2017

11-18-16
Some NJ business owners were abandoning the state to avoid paying huge estate taxes, but not anymore.
161118Flanagan

New Law Will Allow Adoptees to Access Sealed Birth Records

11-18-16
Starting Jan. 1, 2017, an estimated 100,000 to 150,000 NJ adoptees will be able to access original birth records and contact information for their birth parents.
161117Flanagan

Christie Delivers Keynote at League Luncheon, Bumping Guadagno

11-17-16
Gov. Christie bumped Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno as keynote speaker in a last minute decision at the League of Municipalities luncheon in Atlantic City.
161117Cruz

Superintendent Salary Caps Under Review, Public Hearings in January

11-17-16
The New Jersey Department of Education has announced revisions to the superintendent salary cap plan to give districts more flexibility, acknowledging the hardships the policy created but still promoting fiscal efficiency.