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Equine Industry Promotes ‘Yes’ Vote in Order to Restore Subsidies

10-12-16
Sen. Jen Beck visited a horse farm in Neptune where she pushed the passage of the ballot referendum to expand gaming outside of Atlantic City. She says the move would help the equine industry in the state.
161012Vannozzi

HELP Act: Forgive Student Loans for Ill or Deceased Borrowers

10-12-16
Congressman Frank Pallone has introduced federal legislation, the Student Borrower Higher Education Lending Protection Act, that would forgive student debt in the event of death, permanent disability or should a co-signer die.
161012Cornell

44,000 NJ Residents Aren’t Taking Advantage of Affordable Care Act Subsidies

10-12-16
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Regional Director Jackie Cornell explains that her department is working on outreach to ensure people who are eligible for Affordable Care Act subsidies know they can take advantage of them.
161011Cruz2

Planning for New Fed-Mandated Every Student Succeeds Act Could Face Bumpy Ride

10-11-16
The successor to No Child Left Behind, the Every Student Succeeds Act returns a lot of decision-making authority to the state, according to some. But one New Jersey lawmaker questions how it will be implemented, especially with a new governor.
161011Aron

Former Staffer Testifies Christie Knew of Possible Kelly Lane Closure Emails

10-11-16
Former governor's office Deputy Chief of Staff Deborah Gramiccioni testified at the Bridgegate trial that she told Gov. Christie about the possibility of emails with Bridget Kelly's name on them related to the GWB lane closures Dec. 12, 2013.
161011Hill

Congressional Candidate Peter Jacob Finds Swastikas on Family Home

10-11-16
Peter Jacob, who is running for Congress against incumbent Leonard Lance, found swastikas spray-painted on his family home.
161010Flanagan

Trump Taj Mahal Closes Doors Becoming Fifth Casino to Fold

10-10-16
The Trump Taj Mahal has closed its doors leaving some 2,800 workers in Atlantic City, who were previously on strike, without jobs.
161010Cruz

Debate Raises Concerns, Lowers Expectations

10-10-16
The second presidential debate was highly anticipated, coming days after a tape emerged of Donald Trump's vulgar boasts.
161010Vannozzi

Coalition Pushes for Public Health Care Option in NJ

10-10-16
Some groups in New Jersey are pushing for a government-run, public option for health insurance. They say it would help control prices and increase stability in the marketplace.
161010Burz

Aid In Dying Bill Passes Committee, Heads to House Vote

10-10-16
Assemblyman John Burzichelli is the sponsor of an assisted suicide bill that would help those diagnosed with terminal illnesses control their own fate.